This object was placed at the back of a multistringed necklace to balance its weight. Also, the beads of the necklace were shaken as a rattl...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
When complete, the scene to which this fragment belonged showed a long procession of female offering bearers. One figure carries a tall bask...
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