TOY SHOP SIGN(KANBAN), Gourd like shape, done in wood with Daruma image . Every toy shop in Japan carries an image of Daruma, a monk who according to legend sat in meditation for nine years and when he finally gained enlightenment, he lost the use of his legs. By tradition, one eye of the Daruma is blank and you are supposed to make a wish and when that wish is granted you draw in the missing eye. In good condition, Showa period 14" x 36" x 1"