As an image of “god of fortune” or “Fukusuke doll”.

“Fukusuke doll” known as an auspicious doll that brings happiness is said to be the roots of the doll “Kano-Fukusuke” of the god of fortune that was popular in the Edo period.

It is said that this doll has a real model of “Sataro”, it seems that it was a disabled person whose head was large about 60 cm in extension.

As being a disabled person, he changed his name as “Fukusuke” after literally saying “Fugusuke(means disgraceful assistance)” and he became a popular person and said he was active as a performar of Edo.


 

 

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