Edo Sensu No.20 "YOKI KOTO KIKU" - Listen to good things.

The picture of the axe is called as good "YOKI", a music instrument KOTO's pillar is called as things "KOTO" and the flower KIKU as listen "KIKU". This theme is often used in classic KABUKI. 

Edo Sensu (holding hand fan) "HANJIMONO"

Chic wordplay in the Edo era

"HANJIMONO" is a kind of riddle-like conundrum. Giving a different meaning in a picture or word, makes people solve the riddle. Also often it gives a good luck meaning for their life. 


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