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Shishinomai
© Studio Morita / Studio Oz Inc

1000: Shishinomai (Haruyo)

The "Lion dance" - strictly though, this kimono is decorated with a Shishi, the mythical beast that reached Japan from China and Korea.

Detail

More about the shishi in Mark Schumacher's Buddhist Corner
And my photographs

The artist Morita Haruyo studied both Japanese art and kimono design, and she combines these with elements of her own Western-influenced technique. (She travelled to London in 1977, exactly the year I [Brian Chandler] first came to Tokyo.)

Morita is her family name: she follows the tradition of signing - and sealing - paintings with her given name only.

Permanently unavailable
An Epoch puzzle: 1000 pieces; 50 x 75 cm (20" x 30")
Code: E11013 (11-013 on box)
Retail price ¥3000

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