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    CAT NO.2

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    Text on the reverse side: The way cats wash their faces licking their paws and wiping their face - it is as if they are inviting good luck beckoni...

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    FRENCH EZEN FROG

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    Text on the reverse side: A contemporary French adaptation of a woodblock print by Matsumoto Hoji. The Japanese word for frog is “kaeru”, which ca...

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    CATS (C.1830) BLACK

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    Text on the reverse side: During the sixth century, Buddhist monks travelled from China to Japan accompanied by domesticated cats to guard over th...

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    CATS (C.1830) WHITE

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    Text on the reverse side: During the sixth century, Buddhist monks travelled from China to Japan accompanied by domesticated cats to guard over th...

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    DANCING FOX (C.1910)

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    Text on the reverse side: The Japanese word for fox is "kitsune". A regular subject in Japanese folklore, the fox is portrayed with intelligence a...

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    FROG (1814)

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    Text on the reverse side: The waxwing totem is believed to teach selflessness whilst encouraging us to give to others for their benefit, without c...

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    BOOK LOVING FOX

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    Text on the reverse side: A contemporary Book lover adaptation of a Japanese woodblock print by Koson (1877-1945). Japanese folklore portrays the ...

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    BLOSSOMS AND MOON

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    Text on the reverse side: The blooming of cherry blossoms, is a symbol of purity. Their spectacular bloom is enjoyed by many, but for a short peri...

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    LINGERING SNOW (1932)

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    Text on the reverse side: One of the most commonly accepted origin of the name “fuji” is that the name sounds similar to “everlasting life.” Everg...

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    TOGETHER (C.1910)

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    Text on the reverse side: This image is recognised as one of Koson’s masterpieces. The bridge, particularly a bridge over water, represents crossi...

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    PUPPY (C.1800)

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    Text on the reverse side: Hochu Nakamura (active 1790- 1819), a Rinpa school Japanese painter from the middle to late Edo period, was mainly activ...

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    SNOW AT TEMPLE (1932)

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    Text on the reverse side: Kiyomizu Temple was built in 1798 without a single nail and still stands today. The Japanese expression “to jump off the...

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