Subject:Re: Old Japanese papers found with yatate help
Posted By: I.Nagy Wed, Jul 29, 2020
Inscription on box,
町人 矢立 - Chōnin Yatate - Merchant's portable brush-and-ink case
まねき 大福帳 - Maneki Daifukuchō
Daifukuchō was a commercial account-book that spread throughout Japan during the Edo period
Daifuku is a nickname for prosperity
Chō is book. Maneki Daifuku is "Prosperity calling"
Rubber stamp on the crumpled wrapping paper,
墨 - Ink
A brief introduction about the historical background of Yatate and Daifukuchō in the Japanese culture written by the maker.
House of Creative Folk Arts
Written by the maker Kōhei (Copy)
I think it is from the 1960-70ｓ.