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Suzume Menuki - M046
This made in Japan Menuki features Sparrow Suzume, or sparrow in English symbolizes friendship as a way to counter greed and jealousy. This comes from an ancien tale in which the sparrow is a famous protagonist, named “Shita-kiri Suzume” (The Tongue-cut Sparrow). This tale praises an old man for his kindness and selflessness and compassion, while his mean greedy wife is punished in the end, the sparrows being the instrument of justice distinguishing between the two characters.
- Material: Blackened copper plated alloy with gold gilding
Omote: 13 mm x 34 mm x 4.5 mm
Ura: 12.5 mm x 39.5 mm x 4.5 mm