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Rakan, Han-Taku-Ka Figure
Rakan, Han-Taku-Ka Figure
Rakan, Han-Taku-Ka Figure
Rakan, Han-Taku-Ka Figure
Rakan, Han-Taku-Ka Figure

Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

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This Satsuma ware figure has an incense burner in the right hand resting on the knee. He is bald and bare headed, wearing a long-sleeved gold robe decorated with red and white floral motifs, with another over the top, which has a flounced short sleeve. The latter has small contiguous repeated red floral motif. There should be a handle from incense burner to left hand, but it has broken off. One earring is also partly missing.

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Forest Hill




porcelain, paint & gilding


H 22.9 x W (?) x D (?) cm

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purchased by the Horniman Museum

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