Good Luck Charms of Edo

Jan 14, 2021 - Feb 17, 2021

SUKEROKU

Tanuki with Abacus

Clay
1.57 W x 1.73 H in

Toy

About the work

“Protection Against Fire”


Tanuki, a racoon dog, is considered to be a good luck charm for protection against fire and business prosperity, and was the most popular item among the people of Edo who had to endure through frequent fires that repeatedly destroyed their city.

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