||The lucky teakettle of Morin Temple|
||Oban (9 3/8" X 13 7/8")|
||Embossing and burnishing|
First state - 3 color cartouche
In this design, a magical tanuki (badger) who had turned into a teakettle is back to its original form. It didn't like being polished by the monks in the temple, or being used to boil water, so it tried to escape.