Traditional Japanese Art for a Bright Future "Signs of Good Fortune" from the collection of Susan Tosk

Nov 12, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020

Unsigned (Signs of Good Fortune)

Cloisonne enamel vase, Java sparrow and cherry blossoms

Wire cloisonné enamel
4in. high in

About the work

Hayashi mark, circa 1900

The shape of this vase is believed to bring luck. At the Izumo Shrine gourds are used to offer the sacred water for spiritual power.  Gourds are not only useful in our lives but are said to get rid of evil spirits.

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