Daikokuten or Daikoku, is the deity of wealth, commerce and trade. He is often represented as a round and smiling man, seated or standing with a bag of rice symbolizing wealth, holding on his shoulder a satchel containing wisdom and patience. He also holds in his right hand a kind of wooden mallet (uchide no kozuchi) representing the virtue of work.
Ebisu or Yebisu is the deity of fishermen, merchants and prosperity. He is often represented with a fan and carrying a fish.
They are part of the seven deities of good fortune in Japanese mythology
Woodcut, nishikie, ca.1890
Print 180x170 mm Frame 275x255 mm
IMITATION OU PARODIE DES DIEUX DAIKOKU ET EBIZU AVEC UNE BEAUTE
- Author : HOKUSAI KATSUSHIKA (1760-1849)
- Technic: xylographie
- Date : ca.1890
- Leaf width : 180
- Leaf height : 170
- Availability: In Stock