Fukukan/Fortune Can Toradoji
A traditional cultural item from Japan. Each unique token is handmade by locals in different prefectures of Japan.
Shinshiro City, Aichi Prefecture
Toradoji (meaning "a tiger child") is a folk toy from Aichi Prefecture created in tribute to Tokugawa leyasu who was born at the Hour of Tiger, one the Day of Tiger, in the Year of Tiger, according to the Chinese Zodiac. The tiger self-righting doll symbolizes leyasu's spirit of never giving up, as he is known to have endured hardship before succeeding in uniting Japan.
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