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)

Fukusa, pair of minogame, a-um

Gold and silver thread, couched gold thread, embroidery on satin
28 1/2 x 28 in

About the work

Unsigned, 1850-1900

Minogame signifies long life. They both have beautiful long tails and the raised carcasse is made with raised gold couch thread. The pair of turtles’ mouths are open and close overlap those of the Nio guardians.

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