Daruma represents good luck and is often given as a gift in Japan. He is based on Bodhidharma, the founder of Zen Buddhism. In Takasaki there is an annual Daruma Doll Festival, where over 400,000 people visit each year and buy new good luck Daruma dolls for the year.
Size approx: 4cm diameter and 3.5cm high. With the metal memo holder approx 12cm high.