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"Gara Gara" Vintage Japanese Souvenir

"Gara Gara" Vintage Japanese Souvenir

Ceramic Rattle

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  • Ships from NY
  • One-of-a-kind
  • Sourced from Japan
This listing is for a set of five clay rattles bound together and roughly painted.

Gara gara is the sound they make when shaken - see video below for the pleasing sound.

The story associated with these rattles tells a tale of origination at the foot of Mount Hiko near Fukuoka in Kyushu. The rattle has a clear sound from the unglazed clay and is a talisman for protection against evil and natural disasters.

About 4" long
Made In (Estimated): 1960s
Condition: Excellent
Technique: Ceramic
Colors: White, Blue, Red
Motifs: Abstract


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