oceanoforiginalwakefulness:

Aztec Gold Round Labret with Turquoise

Circa 1300-1500 A.D. Mexico.

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Timestamp: 1407538857

celiabasto:

100% ART

(Source: gforcepdx, via technohell)

Timestamp: 1407452453

aleyma:

Seven-case inro with autumn landscape design, made in Japan in the mid-kate 18th century (source).

(via unfuckthereallife)

Timestamp: 1407366038
Timestamp: 1407279651

aleyma:

Ryoun Michiyoshi, Tsuba in the form of an octopus, mid-19th century (source).

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Timestamp: 1407222022

japaneseaesthetics:

Tsuba (sword handle guard.  Japan

(Source: angiesrainbow.com, via hicobeli)

Timestamp: 1407020455

tsmskimonoyokubo:

Case (Inrō) with Design of Squid, Shells and Seaweed

Hara Yōyūsai  (Japanese, 1772–1845)

Period:Edo period (1615–1868)

Date:early 19th century

Culture:Japan

Medium:

Case: powdered gold (maki-e) and colored lacquer on black lacquer with mother-of-pearl and gold inlays; Fastener (ojime): ivory carved with abstract design; Toggle (netsuke): ivory carved in the shape of a crabDimensions:H. 3 1/4 (8.3 cm); W. 2 in. ( 5.1 cm)

Classification:InrōCredit

Line:Rogers Fund,1913

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(Source: tsmskimonodrome, via hicobeli)

Timestamp: 1406962827

yama-bato:

Netsuke 
An octopus, by Tomotada

link

(via mudwerks)

Timestamp: 1406934058

wasbella102:

Vintage Fishing Reels

(via hicobeli)

Timestamp: 1406588436

acqua-di-fiori:

Archaistic jade ring / pendant. Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century AD, China. In the shape of a dragon and a boy.

Wonderful!

(via hicobeli)

Timestamp: 1406530831