Amabie Pottery | Chopstick rest

119 kr

Hand painted Amabie pottery chopstick rests.

Amabie dates back to the nineteenth century. Folklore story's tell of a mermaid-like creature "Yokai" (spirit) that appeared from the sea around the Higo Country ( current Kumamoto Prefecture) and made predictions about good harvest and plague.

"If the plague or epidemic strikes, show people a picture of me as soon as possible," said Amanor before disappearing into the sea.

Please note that each piece vary as they are made by hands.

Care instruction:
Hand wash only with mild detergent and a soft sponge.

size | 5.4 x 4 x 1.3cm
material | Pottery, Minoyaki
Made in Japan

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