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Daikoku, god of wealth, and his mallet, by Kokoku (Japanese (active mid 1800s)), approx. 1825–1875. Japan. Stained wood with lacquer; inlaid tortoise shell, gold, and ivory. The Avery Brundage Collection, B70Y72.
Watch a series of talks by scholars and model lessons by classroom teachers on Japanese history at the Japan Teacher Institute at the Asian Art Museum (2012,2013, and 2017) in partnership with The University of California at Berkeley History-Social Science Project.