Wednesday, February 1, 2017

(1253) Symbols on symbols

Sake, particularly in taru/樽 casks is considered a symbol of good fortune. Even more so, when the cask is decorated with a kumade (熊手) -I have mentioned kumade several times in the past so I won't this time. Those who don't remember though, can refresh their memory in Greecejapan.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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