Japanese Natural Hyotan Gourd Vtg Sake Bottle Lucky Charm Large Calabash G254
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Vintage Japanese Natural GourdBottle
This Japanese naturally dried large hyotan gourd was not only made for storing and carrying sake and seeds but also as a good luck charm for display. It features a classic light brown color and individual curvy shape.
As a good luck charm, hyotan gourds symbolize the prosperity of descendants, preventing illness, and the success of a business. These gourds are also known to be hung at the entrance of a building with the lid off to protect entrants and the home from bad luck.
Item weight: 47 grams
Packed weight: 347 grams
Approx. 13 cm wide x 23 cm tall
Good condition considering its age. Natural markings/stains. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos.
This piece was purchased at the famous Osu Antique Market in Nagoya
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