Pair of silver carp.  Signed Tansho.  Circa 1900, Japan

Pair of silver carp.  Signed Tansho.  Circa 1900, Japan

(Source: grace-tsumugi.com)

virtual-artifacts:

Netsuke and Inrō with Cranes and Pines.  About 19th century, Japan

virtual-artifacts:

Netsuke and Inrō with Cranes and Pines.  About 19th century, Japan

virtual-artifacts:

Incense box in the form of a hare, 19th century, Japan

virtual-artifacts:

Incense box in the form of a hare, 19th century, Japan

centuriespast:

Roof Tile
Oni-gawara
Artist/maker unknown, Japanese
Made in Japan, Edo Period (1615-1868)
19th century
Earthenware
Philadelphia Museum of Art

centuriespast:

Roof Tile

Oni-gawara

Artist/maker unknown, Japanese

Made in Japan, Edo Period (1615-1868)

19th century

Earthenware

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Golden Pheasant (Kinkei).  Ink and color on paper.  About 1820’s, Japan, by artist Chô Gesshô

Golden Pheasant (Kinkei).  Ink and color on paper.  About 1820’s, Japan, by artist Chô Gesshô

(Source: onizazen.collectrium.com)

vintagemanga:

HAYASHI Seiichi (林静一 ), Hakana yume /儚夢.  1978, Japan

dorodango100:

Satsuma ware tea bowl, Japan, 17th century

dorodango100:

Satsuma ware tea bowl, Japan, 17th century

hipinuff:

hideback :

Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797-1858)
Wind Blown Grass Across the Moon

hipinuff:

hideback :

Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797-1858)

Wind Blown Grass Across the Moon

heracliteanfire:

Fox Mask: Kitsune. Japan, late 19th century (via Fox Mask: Kitsune | LACMA Collections)

heracliteanfire:

Fox Mask: Kitsune. Japan, late 19th century (via Fox Mask: Kitsune | LACMA Collections)

vintagemarlene:

vintage illustration by takeo takei (1894-1983) (www.vintage-rama.blogspot.com)

vintagemarlene:

vintage illustration by takeo takei (1894-1983) (www.vintage-rama.blogspot.com)