Japanese Traditional Spinning Top with Cord | Vintage Daruma Koma Japanese Traditional Spinning Top with Cord | Vintage Daruma Koma

Daruma Spinning Top

Japanese Traditional Spinning Top with Cord | Vintage Daruma Koma

$25.00

Age:1970s

Descriptive qualities& condition:

Dimensions: 2-3/8” dia.

This very unusual top is approximately 30 years old in the shape of a red beet with the image of Daruma on the front. It has a cord with a hand piece to control the top from “running” off. Red is the dominant color, because it’s believed that Daruma, which is the central motif on this top and considered a very auspicious color and image signifying your goal, your action, and a positive outcome. So in game playing good luck, good fortune, energy and strength are paramount. In short, a Daruma motif stands for a piece of you. And it’s up to you, as the competitor to have both eyes wide open and aware of all competitors.

Vintage Condition: Good, with excellent balance and a good sense of proportion. The image on the front is worn from age and use, “as is” original craft/workmanship. Any discoloration, chipping/cracking, surface wear or structural damage is noted.