Good Luck Charms of Edo

Jan 14, 2021 - Feb 17, 2021


A Collection of Symbolic Figures

Wood, Clay, Japanese Paper, Fabric
1.18 W x 1.57 H in


About the work

“Edo inspired Luck-Bringing Treasures”

These wooden toys on bamboo branches are placed on the household altar or other places for good luck in the new year. Edo-inspired lucky items include Daruma (Dharma Doll), Daifuku-Cho (accounting book), Senryo-Bako (gold coin chest), Saikoro (dice), Tai (sea bream), Tsubame (swallow) and Uchide-no-Kozuchi (lucky mallet).

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