Russel Fouts on wed 28 nov 07
Perhaps the introduction of pottery to the ancient Ainu people? ;-)
They look pretty skeptical.
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Timothy Joko-Veltman on thu 29 nov 07
From what I could tell of the way-too-small-to-read-calligraphy, the
figure on the right is the god of long life (from the shichifukujin)
What he's doing is hard to guess ...
On Nov 28, 2007 5:03 AM, Russel Fouts wrote:
> Perhaps the introduction of pottery to the ancient Ainu people? ;-)
> They look pretty skeptical.
> Russel Fouts
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> "Look, it's my misery that I have to paint this kind of painting,
> it's your misery that you have to love it, and the price of the
> misery is thirteen hundred and fifty dollars. "
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Carole Fox on thu 29 nov 07
Well, I can't read the ideographic inscription, but it sure looks to me
like there is some kind of trade being negotiated - fish for the contents
of the pot, perhaps fresh water, wine, etc.?