Kaeru, Japanese Ceramic Frog
Item description - YO23010060
This vintage frog ornament was imported straight from Japan. In Japanese culture, the frog is seen as a lucky animal because of the Japanese word. Frog is Kaeru (蛙) in Japanese, which has the same pronunciation as the verb to return (帰る). Returning of people and objects is a sign of good fortune, making the frog a lucky animal in Japan. With this in mind, people believe that having a frog ornament on display in the Japanese garden will result in good things happening in the future of the owner of the garden.
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• Origin: Nagoya, Aichi prefecture
• Material: Ceramic
• Age: Shōwa period
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|YO23010060||19 cm||22 cm||20 cm||Eur 135.00|