blackcoffeecinnamon:

Utagawa Toyokuni I (1769-1825) 歌川豊国
Beauty under Maple and Ginkgo Leaves, 1811

blackcoffeecinnamon:

Utagawa Toyokuni I (1769-1825) 歌川豊国

Beauty under Maple and Ginkgo Leaves, 1811

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kaciart:

another-side-o-me:

Meet Clyde…

I don’t know what I was expecting

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thekimonogallery:

Float at the Gion Festival, Kyoto, Japan.  July 17, 2007.  Photography by Nobuhiro Suhara on Flickr

thekimonogallery:

Float at the Gion Festival, Kyoto, Japan.  July 17, 2007.  Photography by Nobuhiro Suhara on Flickr

(Source: Flickr / nobuflickr, via blackboybebop)

fromthefloatingworld:

Japan ‘08 1608 by Vijay-Raj on Flickr.
cavinmorrisgallery:

Regional Masks
Japan - Tengu Mask, 19th c.??
Lacquered wood, hair
8.25 x 6.25 x 6.5 inches
21 x 15.9 x 16.5 cm
M 64

cavinmorrisgallery:

Regional Masks

Japan - Tengu Mask, 19th c.??

Lacquered wood, hair

8.25 x 6.25 x 6.5 inches

21 x 15.9 x 16.5 cm

M 64

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japaneseaesthetics:

"Prayer".  Contemporary glasswork. Kyoto, Japan

japaneseaesthetics:

"Prayer".  Contemporary glasswork. Kyoto, Japan

(Source: Flickr / nobuflickr)


Miyajima Deer The deer are a symbol of Miyajima and you can see them elegantly wandering the island everywhere. The deer are sacred and believed to be a messenger of the gods in Shinto. They are treated very well by the locals and aren’t afraid of people.

Miyajima Deer The deer are a symbol of Miyajima and you can see them elegantly wandering the island everywhere. The deer are sacred and believed to be a messenger of the gods in Shinto. They are treated very well by the locals and aren’t afraid of people.

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japaneseaesthetics:

A lacquer writing box (suzuribako)

Edo period (19th century),  Japan Rectangular and the cover with canted edges and designed on the exterior with a moonlit scene of autumn grasses rendered in two shades of gold takamakie and hiramakie, gold and silver foil and hirame on glossy brown ground sprinkled with muranashiji, the full moon inlaid in silver, the design continuing onto the sides of the box, the underside of the cover with a scene of plovers beneath a craggy pine and a red, setting sun, in gold, black and red togidashi, gold hiramakie, takamakie and hirame, the interior fitted with a removable inner tray designed in hirame and gold and black togidashi clouds and fitted with a rectangular inkstone lacquered on the edges and exterior in funadame and hirame on a black ground, and a silver water dropper cast as a plum blossom set into a three-tiered reservoir 8 7/8 x 7 3/4 x 1 1/2in (22.5 x 19.7 x 3.8cm).  Text and images via Bonhams

japaneseaesthetics:

A lacquer writing box (suzuribako)

Edo period (19th century),  Japan
Rectangular and the cover with canted edges and designed on the exterior with a moonlit scene of autumn grasses rendered in two shades of gold takamakie and hiramakie, gold and silver foil and hirame on glossy brown ground sprinkled with muranashiji, the full moon inlaid in silver, the design continuing onto the sides of the box, the underside of the cover with a scene of plovers beneath a craggy pine and a red, setting sun, in gold, black and red togidashi, gold hiramakie, takamakie and hirame, the interior fitted with a removable inner tray designed in hirame and gold and black togidashi clouds and fitted with a rectangular inkstone lacquered on the edges and exterior in funadame and hirame on a black ground, and a silver water dropper cast as a plum blossom set into a three-tiered reservoir
8 7/8 x 7 3/4 x 1 1/2in (22.5 x 19.7 x 3.8cm).  Text and images via Bonhams

(Source: bonhams.com)


Sunrise at Fujiyama, 1928    
Lilian May Miller

Sunrise at Fujiyama, 1928    

Lilian May Miller

(Source: lawrenceleemagnuson, via ryu-kirin)

(Source: gyclli, via ryu-kirin)