Kannon Bodhisattva (Bosatsu) - Goddess of Mercy, One Who Hears Prayers of the World, Japanese Buddhism Art History
JAPANESE LACQUER NAMBOKUCHO TO ZESHIN Dean (Lacquer, Inro, Boxes) Barry Davies
Nambokucho (1336-1392) constitutes a short period at the end of the Kamakura era. It was a time of internal disturbances and two rival branches of the Imperial family were vying for succession. The most powerful of the warlords, Ashikaga Takauji, occupied Kyoto, and had himself appointed shogun by Emperor Komyo of the Hoku-cho (northern dynasty) in order to set up the Ashikaga Shogunate of the early Muromachi period. | eBay!
Haishiro Rim Bowl (small) 5.5" D (14cm) 2.25"H (5.5cm) $53.00 *Sabiyuh (brown or rust colored glaze), a straw ash glaze that brings out the iron in the clay: This glaze appeared around Kamakura era as matte accent and became more common in Muromachi era, and eventually evolved into many different kinds of glaze. Sabiyuh typically changes to be glossier after years of use. Enjoy the changing landscape! #kiyooka #ceramic #sabiyuh #pottery #vessel #bowl #heatresistant #japan #craft