We had to close our store for about a month and a half until the end of May with this corona disaster, but when we reopen the store in June, we decided to sell something that can be called the identity of our gallery. This is because I have realized that unconsciously, I have been postponing to share the artworks that are my favorite. So, first of all, a square mirror from the Heian period. Mir... (2020-6-24)

"Daitokuri (large sake server" of Mishima.It is a simple technique of filling white clay in the hollow that rolled this cord, which you could also call it Jomon technique, but due to the fact that the cord was pressed many times, a slight waviness occurred at each step, which gave a really nice look to the surface. (Top image) And although it might be hard to tell in the image, but this daitoku... (2020-5-2)

A very rare bowl with Mishima on the inside (prospect) and brush strokes (hakeme) on the outside. "One grain is twice delicious!", we say in Japanese. You can enjoy it twice as much from one bowl! I heard that the name of "Nitoku" came from the meaning of 'toku' (gaining profit twice)? In fact, it is said that the origin of Nitoku is the Mishima bowl, but it also has the charm of a 'Ido (Ko-ido... (2020-5-2)

We have been calling a copper figure such as a horseman's product "nottari" in Japan for a long time. The etymology is still "乗ったり Nottari (to be on the back of a horse)"? Or is it just a look of "ノタリノタリ Notari Notari (walking lazy)? In any case, if it is a four-legged horse, a cow, or a deer, it seems that everyone is said to be "notable", but the long ears and small body of this sta... (2020-5-2)

For some reason, there are paintings that are favored by "Shikisha". Most of the favored artists are from the Meiji to Taisho eras, as a post-war painter, it would be Suda Kokuta. This work is one of the popular series among antique lovers, which depicts the bodhisattva head of the Ryumon Cave. As for the reason why our gallery handles this drawing is because I was more interested in "The Bodhi... (2020-5-2)

The prototype of the leather belt we are wearing today seems to have already existed in China during the Warring States period, and the mechanism is almost the same as it is today. However, it was much more fashionable and expensive than our belt, so of course only a handful of royal nobles could wear it. Moreover, it is believed that in China and Korea, it was considered that gold, silver, or ... (2020-5-2)

Three human insects live in the human body, and they constantly monitor the actions of those who parasitize themselves, and on the evening of the Kosaru, which comes once every 60 days, the person While sleeping, he reports his daily activities to the Emperor. And if there is a bad thing, the life will be shortened or it will be fallen into hell, so it is said that it is not appropriate to be i... (2020-5-2)

Seiji Togo is a landlord of beautiful paintings, and this is something that can no longer be doubted.An elegant and romantic screen with graceful curves and pale tones. There are women who are luscious, seductive and erotic, but who do not lose dignity and dignity.Togo has established a model beauty known as the "Togo style" at a glance. Togo, who had traveled to France in his early twenties (T... (2020-4-25)

Tokoname "Sansujitsubo", which is known to old-fashioned Sukiyose, is the name-giving parent of this name is Mr. Yuji Sawada of the Tokoname Institute of Ceramics (familiar with too thin and boxy taste). , Also speculated that the three lines mean that the five layers of the body and neck, which are divided into four by the sinking line, represent the Olympic thoughts of "Kazefuchimizuchi". How... (2020-4-25)