This papercraft is Seven Gods of Fortune Ship, created by Epson Papercraft. The Seven Gods of Fortune, commonly called the Seven Lucky Gods in English, refer to the seven gods of good fortune in Japanese mythology and folklore. They are often the subject of netsuke carvings.
Each has a traditional characteristic:
- Ebisu, god of fishers or merchants, often shown carrying a cod or sea bass.
- Daikokuten (Daikoku), god of wealth, commerce and trade. Ebisu and Daikokuten are often paired and represented as carvings or masks on the walls of small retail shops.
- Bishamonten, god of warriors.
- Benzaiten (Benten-sama), goddess of knowledge, art and beauty,especially Music.
- Fukurokuju, god of happiness, wealth and long life.
- Hotei, the fat and happy god of abundance and good health.
- Jurōjin (Gama), god of long life.
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