Vlad Grigore
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Shomura Ken by Onishi Gallery, large bowl with Galaxy design, porcelain, via Flickr

Large Bowl with Galaxy Design in Blue, porcelain, by Shomura Ken (fifth generation head of the Banko kiln, which dates back to the Meiji period in Arita, Japan).


Romaji: yoru no kitai - ningen to ka mo dōyō ni matteimasuEnglish: night expectancy - the man and the mosquito waiting similarly

old fisherman at dusk

Old fisherman at dusk lowers his eyelids to die with the sun

tsuyu herons

Romaji: samidare ni tsuru no ashi mijikaku nareriEnglish: in the rainy season the crane's legs have become shorter by Matsuo Basho

blooming in the sunset

Romaji: banshō kara hanasakuEnglish: blooming from the setting sun


This is a traditional Japanese New Year Card called Nengajo. Since we are under the sign of Snake this year, this is what it represents.The meaning: Happy New Year! Thank you for all your kind help during the past year.