Traditional Japanese Art for a Bright Future "Signs of Good Fortune" from the collection of Susan Tosk

Nov 12, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020

Unsigned (Signs of Good Fortune)

Oboro silver incense burner, owl

Cast, hammer, gilt
4 3/4 in

About the work

Katori Masahiko (1898-1988), 1930

Owls are said to be pearls of wisdom and luck. The Japanese word is fukuro which is a pun for “no hardship.”

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