Amabie Japanese bell youkai
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- Brand: Bottega-Giapponese
- Product Code: AM1420
AMABIE lucky bell depicting a Japanese mythological sea creature with the body of a mermaid, the face of a bird, long hair and three legs, a symbol of protection against epidemics.
According to legend, she first appeared in 1846 in Japan, an Amabie-like being emerged from the sea and predicted good fishing for six years, but also warned that if a disease struck the people, they would have to show a image of Amabie to ward off the epidemic.
Bell with ball inside.
Width 6.5 x Depth 6 x Height 9 cm.
External material: matte ceramic.
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