A Gold Pendant in the Japanese Taste

French, c.1890


mounted in yellow gold, comprising of a high domed black onyx cabochon upon which stands the figure of Fukurokuju, wrapped in a cloak decorated with floral motifs and carrying his characteristic gnarled walking staff.

Length: 3.5cm

One of the Seven Lucky Gods in Japanese mythology, Fukurokuju is associated with wisdom and longevity.