Antique Copper Hotei "Buddha" Ojime bead from Japan

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$398.00 
SKU: OJIANT1010
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Antique copper Ojime bead from Japan from the 1800s. This lovely bead features HOTEI 布袋 the Japanese god of contentment & happiness (Hotei is often called the Laughing Buddha, although he is not one, but rather he's one of the Chinese "Lucky Seven Gods"). 18mm diameter; silver core for the hole, and unknown signature.