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Tobacco tray with design of Yoro waterfall on aventurine lacquer ground

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Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum

This tobacco tray is decorated with a motif of Yoro waterfall legend that is the story of a dedicated son who found the waterfalls and offered the water to his ailing father, upon drinking it, was revived. The designs of a brushwood, gourd, liquor cup and fall on the backside imply the story. The knobs for the drawers are in the shape of pine cones which are produced from the pine tree depicted on the drawers.

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  • Title: Tobacco tray with design of Yoro waterfall on aventurine lacquer ground
  • Creator: unknown

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