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Folktale of Japan Mug Cup - Issun Boushi / 一寸法師

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"Issun Boushi / 一寸法師" is a popular Japanese folktale about a tiny, one-inch-tall boy who overcomes great challenges to achieve his dreams. Born to a childless couple, Issun Boushi sets out on a journey to become a samurai. Despite his size, he uses his wit and courage to overcome obstacles and prove himself a hero.

Issun Boushi's story is particularly inspiring as he achieved great things despite his small appearance. The tale has been passed down through generations in Japan and is used to teach children about perseverance, courage, and following one's dreams, even in challenging times.

As every piece has its handmade feature, slight irregularities in size, glaze, colour and texture might occur and reflect the nature of the artisan product.

■ Designed and Made In Japan

 Microwave Safe. Dishwasher Safe.

 Material: Porcelain

 Size: 8 cm diameter (top), 8.5 cm height

 Comes with a box. Ideal as a gift.