Manjū netsuke depicting a boy throwing beans at the Setsubun festival

At the New Year Setsubun festival beans are thrown at demons to expel them from the home.

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Glossary of terms

Manjū

Setsubun

netsuke

Further reading

Seaman, Joyce, Manjū: Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), no. 46 on p. 120, illus. pp. 120 & 121

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