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Lot 117: Japanese Shinto Ornament - Gohei Mizuhiki

Ancient / Ethnographic From Around The World

by ArtemisGallery LIVE

27 October 2016

Louisville, CO, USA

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  • Japanese Shinto Ornament - Gohei Mizuhiki
  • Japanese Shinto Ornament - Gohei Mizuhiki
  • Japanese Shinto Ornament - Gohei Mizuhiki
  • Japanese Shinto Ornament - Gohei Mizuhiki
  • Japanese Shinto Ornament - Gohei Mizuhiki
  • Japanese Shinto Ornament - Gohei Mizuhiki
  • Japanese Shinto Ornament - Gohei Mizuhiki
  • Japanese Shinto Ornament - Gohei Mizuhiki
  • Japanese Shinto Ornament - Gohei Mizuhiki
   
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Description: ** A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this lot will benefit The Fowler Museum at UCLA **

Japan, ca. 1980 CE. An example of gohei - the cut and folded white paper ornament signifies purification in the Shinto tradition. These are seen on all Shinto shrines. Mizuhiki (decorative paper cords) in the shape of a turtle, pine,and crane, are auspicious for longevity. These are used for engagement gift packaging. Size: 12.25" L x 2.5" W (31.1 cm x 6.4 cm)

Provenance: ex-Morgan Collection, Santa Monica, CA.

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#114218

Condition Report: Very slight folding to some of the paper.

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