Daiyahotei ( 大哉布袋 ) sumi ink stick - Koboku ( 古墨 Antique Inkstick )-

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Daiyahotei ( 大哉布袋 ) - Kobaien inksticks, Nara, Japan

Daiyahotei ( 大哉布袋 ) sumi ink stick - Koboku ( 古墨 Antique Inkstick )-


Product information

Superfine rapeseed(canola) oil smoke and botanical blue pigment.

Production Year: 1970

This is a sumi ink stick drawing of Hotei ( 布袋 ), a magnanimous god.

This sumi ink stick design is based on a painting by Kano Tanyu (a famous painter from the late Momoyama period to the early Edo period).

大哉( daiya : magnanimous

布袋 ( hotei : a name of a Japanese god ) 


SIZE: Width:38mm Length:95mm Thickness:13mm Weight:54gram

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