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By Noritake Tsuda, Patricia Graham Ph.D.

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A heritage of eastern Artt bargains readers a accomplished view of eastern artwork via eastern eyes—a view that's the so much revealing of all views. while, it presents readers with a consultant to the locations in Japan the place the simplest and so much consultant creations of eastern artwork are to be obvious

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103 50. 105 51. 106 52. 107 53. 107 54. 109 55. 111 56. 112 57. 113 58. 114 59. 115 60. 116 61. 121 62. 122 34 List of Illustrations 63. 123 64. 125 65. 127 66. 128 67. 129 68. 129 69. 135 70. 136 71. 137 72. 138 73. 140 74. 141 75. 143 76. 144 77. 144 78. 145 79. 145 80. 146 81. 148 82. 149 83. 150 84. 151 85. 151 86. 152 87. 153 88. 154 89. 156 90. 157 91. 162 92. 163 93. 164 94. 165 95. 166 96. 167 97. 168 98. 169 99. 172 102. 206 125. 210 128. Detail of Fig. 128........................... Mt.

They are the Dragon on the East, the Tiger on the West, the Bird on the South, and the Tortoise, entwined with a snake, on the North. The signs of the zodiac are also sometimes represented. Among the deities, some are undoubtedly meant to represent Si Wang Mu, the Mother of the West, and Tung Wang Fu, the Father of the East. Rarely, the symbol of P‘ênglai shan, the Everlasting Land of Happiness, is represented. So the design on the mirrors is of a highly religious nature. In Fig. 14 we have a typical example of a triune deity which is often met with on 52 PART 1: CHAPTER 2 Fig.

2. Yayoi-shiki Pottery implements are collected in the Tokyo Tokyo Imperial Household Museum Imperial Household Museum. Among them the most interesting relics are the bronze bells (dōtaku) which are entirely different from any temple bell of the historic period. (Fig. 3) They have an oval section and a fin-like border running down the side. The fin-like border often carries decorative knobs of circular shape. The bells vary in size from five or six inches to four feet and six inches. According to Professor Chikashige’s chemical analysis, the alloy of the dōtaku bell is composed of the following elements.

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