figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Painted porcelain figure of rakan, Ka-siki-ka, Kutani export ware. Holding an open scroll in both hands, which he is reading. To his right is a gold vase. Wearing a head cloth in gold with red and white floral motifs, which surrounds his face completely. Long-sleeved robe in red with gold decoration, a skirt protruding underneath at the front. Also a short cloak across and behind the body with tiny red and white all over motif with gold trefoil motifs against it.

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