toy; charm

A good luck charm pendant with bell in form of ito-mari, Japan. The charm has segments in various colours divided by gold-coloured cord with red cord for suspension. In one segment there is a reference in text to a Buddhist monk ‘Abu Tsubo’ who lived in the Kamakura era. The text on the white paper repeats the monk’s name and indicates it is a good luck charm. Probably from Myosenji Abutsubo Temple, Sado Island. Japan.

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