Year of the Rat Tea Cup

Item # 114839.

In Asian folklore, rats are associated with wealth and fertility. These mice are crawling over an Uchida no kozuchi – also known as a magic hammer of wishes or fortune! The kanji text reads: “Shofuku chu”which means means “continuing to invite good luck” with the word “chu” meaning continuing. The additional text reads “chu, chu, chu, chu” which is also the sound a mouse makes in Japanese, so the play on words implies never-ending good luck! Matte glaze. 3.75”H. Dishwasher and microwave safe. (same cup-two views)


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