Saturday, October 25, 2008

Japanese folk craft 1


shoiko 背負子


Wall clock 柱時計

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pulley 滑車

Japanese folk craft 2


amado 雨戸


hibashi & gotoku 火箸と五徳

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itomakitate 糸巻き立て 

11-headed Kannon 十一面観音

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Batou Kannon 馬頭観音

Friday, October 24, 2008

Japanese-style house in Showa-era


The engawa


The paper shoji doors


The straw tatami mats and the tokonoma.

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Japanese-style houses take off their shoes at the front door.

Thanks to the Folk Museum's permission to shoot.(Folk Museum Denshoukan)「伝承館」

Fusuma doors picture of Seven Lucky Gods of Japan

Thanks to the guide of Dr.Takekuma.

Dr.Takekuma is famous doctor and ecologist and artist in japan.

His daughter is also a painter.She lives in Canada.Her name is Motoko
Motoko,s art

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Japanese armeror

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Japanese armorer is watched as art or antiques in currently .These armorer are in the Kumamoto castle.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Rural landscape ofJapan

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The rural landscape in Kyushu, Kikuchi Plain.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Monday, October 20, 2008


The "kakine "is a Japanese style house fence.Home and garden scope show in the boderfence made of wood.In general ,made by bamboo many braid or planted trees.
"ikegaki"(hedges)is fence made by planted trees.
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Shadow of a tree

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