For all customers
※Products that use ivory will be changed to other materials and shipped.
This is because the Washington Convention currently prohibits the export and import of ivory products in all countries including Japan.
※you may be charged Value Added Tax (VAT) by the state when you receive your purchased artwork.
(Amount according to the laws of each country.Nearly 20%-30% of the purchase price and shipping costs)
Art work details
This piece weighs 0.9 kg and will be shipped in 80 size.
Ink, Pale Japanese pigments on silk
Overall: vertical 189.5× width 43.2cm＊width does not include roller ends.
(the work: vertical 110.5× width 35cm)
・There are burns, stains, wrinkles, floats, rubbing on the Japanese paper on the back of the cover.
・There are burns, stains, wrinkles on the image.
・There are burns, wrinkles, warp in mounting.
Roller ends is lacquerware.
・There is no signature on the box.
Materials for mounting
・All of them are made of silk.
**There is a note about shipping restrictions and VAT. Please check before purchase.**
*There may be a slight difference in color between the photo and the actual product.
Shibata Gito (1780-1819)
Painter of the late Edo period.
Born in Bizen (Okayama Prefecture) in An'ei 9.
His alias is "Ichu". Nickname is Kitaro. His pen name was Kinsho.
Studied under Matsumura Gekkei of the Shijo School in Kyoto.
He excelled at portraiture and was called the best student of Gekkei.
His students included Gorei Maekawa and Donshu Ohara.
He died in Bunsei 2 at the age of 40.
Kamono Suetaka (1754-1841)
Shinto priest and poet of the mid- to late-Edo period.
Born in Kyoto in 1754.
His real family name was Yamamoto. His stage names were Seizan and Unkin.
Studied poetry under Prince Yorihito Arisugawa.
He returned to Kyoto and became a priest of Kamigamo Shrine.
He was also an accomplished calligrapher and poet.
He died in Tempo 12 at the age of 88.
When asked what was in the cloth bag he was carrying, Hotei replied that he had nothing.
Nuno no fukuro wa(布の袋は)…The cloth bag is
Nainimono（なにものそ） zo…what is it?
Ichimotsu nashi to Iishi(一物なしと言ひし)…He said, "There is not a single thing (inside)."
Hou no shi(法の師)…Master of the Dharma. Here he means Hotei (ONE of the 7 gods of happiness).
A word from the store
When asked what is in the bag of Hotei, the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, Hotei replied, "It is filled with good luck to share with people.
It is also believed that the military leader's fan (depicted behind his feet in the work), which he carries with the cloth sack, is used to divine the good fortune of human beings.
Hotei would tell the fortune of people he met for good luck in their future lives.
The name of the Chinese Zen monk on whom Hotei was modeled is Kaishi(契此). He was born in Zhejiang Province (Sekko) and is said to have died in 916.
Please pay attention to the following points before buying.
●We will ship from Japan to the rest of the world.
As a result, you may be charged Value Added Tax (VAT) by the state when you receive your purchased artwork.
(Amount according to the laws of each country.
Nearly 20%-30% of the purchase price and shipping costs)
●In addition, please note that we are not able to "under-value" the purchase price at the time of shipping.
●※Recently, there has been an increase in the number of cases
where packages have not been delivered to Italy.
For Italian customers, we may ask for "codice fiscale" after purchase. Please be forewarned.
●Currently, the Washington Convention prohibits the export and import of ivory products in all countries including Japan. If ivory is used as the material in the hanging scroll / Bokuseki work, we will change it to another material and ship it.
Thank you for your understanding in advance.
The standard shipping fee is as follows.
Currency unit is Japanese Yen.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
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