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Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799), Bamboo and Moon. Edo Period (1615-1867 A.D.) Hanging scroll, ink on silk "Every day, priests minutely examine the Law And endlessly chant complicated sutras. Before doing that, though, they should learn How to read the love letters sent by the wind and rain, the snow and moon." (Ikkyu)


Basketry, Honda Syoryu, Artist, Galaxy, 2001, Bamboo (madake) and rattan, openwork twining, H. 11 1/2 in x W. 25 in x D. 24 in., Lloyd Cotsen Japanese Bamboo Basket Collection, Photograph by Kaz Tsuruta