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Shoso-In, Ancient Storehouse of Treasures of Old Japan: A Brief Account of ...
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8th century ancient storehouse arms and armor arrows ASA MATSUOKA Aze-Kura Azusa Bakurio bamboo birds and flowers Biwa brazier brocade bronze mirror building called carafe checkers culture Curator Akiyama decorated donated Emperor Shomu Empress Komyo exquisite feet five scrolls floral scrolls floral shaped Fushi Genkwan Gigaku Goban gold dust golden Hakuga halberds harp Hibachi hundred Imperial Household Museum Imperial Seal important treasure inches in length inlaid inro instruments intact Japan Society Japanese jewels Kin-gin Hyomon Kwasha lacquered later period leather lions masks Meiji ment middle section military tactics motif Nara objects origin ornamented painted pearls period of airing personal belongings repository saddle scale armor screens second floor shafts shark skin Soso southern section spear string surface T'ang Dynasty T'ang period Tenpyo-Hoji thongs tion Todaiji temple Tomo treasure house treasures in Shoso-in unique Utamaro various kinds visit Shoso-in visitors weapons wooden structure workmanship wrist protectors writer