In Japan, the crane is a national treasure and is a favourite subject in many paintings. Because it was believed to live for 1000 years, it is a symbol of longevity and good luck. As cranes are also monogamous gifts featuring cranes are often presented at weddings or are depicted on formal wedding kimonos. This beautiful tea caddy shows typically elegant cranes in flight.
- Metal tin with inner lid, wrapped in traditional Japanese washi paper.
- Dimensions: Height 10 cm, diameter 6 cm.