Good Luck Charms of Edo

Jan 14, 2021 - Feb 17, 2021


Fukusuke - Lucky Big Headed Dwarf Doll

1.96 W x 1.96 H in


About the work

“To Bring Good Luck and Fortune”

First appeared in the mid Edo period, Fukusuke doll’s oversized head, inviting smile and plump ears are supposed to indicate extreme happiness, making him a popular good luck charm for welcoming guests and customers into one’s home and business.

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