Monday, December 21, 2009

Acrylic, 5" X 5" X 5/8" Wood block
"Ine" - pronounced "ee-nay" - means an ear of rice in Japanese. It is an old fashioned name for girls, since rice was a very important food, equivalent to wealth and prosperity in the old days.
Sold to Newton, Australia

1 comment:

Shayla said...

Thank you. That's an interesting historical tidbit.