A Bizen pottery sculpture of Daruma
Mimura Tōkei (1885-1956)
With characteristic salt glaze.
Incised inscription: Bizen Inbe with impressed seal Tōkei
The gilt copper ear-ring and the lacquer and yak hair fly-whisk are by Robert A. Soanes (born 1969)
Height: 31 cm
Apparently the Meiji emperor commissioned a figure of Hotei from the artist.