A Fine Inlaid-Lacquer Bunko [Document Box] , Japan
Signed Gyonen hachiju yu-yo Ritsuo sei [made by Ritsuo at age 80-something] and inlaid ceramic seal Kan, Ogawa Haritsu (1663 - 1747)
Of rectangular form with a flush-fitting cover, the lid decorated in polychrome and gold hiramaki-e andtakamaki-e, carved-lacquer and metal, ceramic, stone, glass, and mother-of-pearl inlay with a large parrot perched on a carved red lacquer stand enclosing a snarling karashishi with golden mane and spots, the wood exterior finely polished and patinated to enhance the natural wood grain and edged in red lacquer sprinkled with gold, the interior with sparse nashiji, fundame rims
33.8cm. long . Christie’s
Accomplished runner and leader of Shambhala, Sakyong Mipham has found physical activity to be essential for spiritual well-being. In this practical and inspiring book, he offers simple lessons that meld mindfulness with physical movement which can be used by anyone – regardless of age, spiritual background, or ability. The result is an enhanced way of life – more energy, more focus, more patience – that will appeal to runners, spiritual seekers and anyone interested in great health and wellbeing.
Issue Year: 2008
Sculptor: Virginia González