Good Luck Charms of Edo

Jan 14, 2021 - Feb 17, 2021


Octopus and Beckoning Cat

1.18 W x 2.55 H in


About the work

“Bringer of Happiness and Good Luck in Passing Exams”

Boiled octopus, a common food in Japan is red, a color believed to drive away evil spirits. Also, the number eight is a lucky number. An octopus on top of a beckoning cat is meant to be especially lucky.

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