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Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  DOB 1935 Master Hiroi Kenjiro  Hiroi, Masaaki 2 (広井道顕)  DOB 1935 Master Hiroi Kenjiro  Hiroi, Masaaki 2b (広井道顕)  DOB 1935 Master Hiroi Kenjiro  Hiroi, Masaaki 2C (広井道顕)  DOB 1935 Master Hiroi Kenjiro 
Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  おちょこ (ochoko) sake cup  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  This top is called “sake cup” and depicts a person holding on tightly to an inverted umbrella during a strong typhoon. The title and the top together form a pun, as the inverted umbrella looks like a sake cup (ochoko) and will collect water from the rain, which looks like sake. When the top is spun, the figure clatters about and looks like it is struggling to hold onto the umbrella in strong winds. (info from Landis-Hiroi Collection.  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  おちょこ (ochoko) sake cup  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  おちょこ (ochoko) sake cup 
Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕) 
Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕) 
Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕) 
Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕) 
Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)  Hiroi, Masaaki (広井道顕)