Japanese Ogura Hyakunin Isshu Vtg Traditional Playing Cards 100 Poem Game JK128
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Japanese Playing Cards Ogura Hyakunin Isshu
Japanese playing cards, Ogura Hyakunin Isshu
Anthology of 100 poems selected in the Kamakura era(1185-1333)
Poetry Karuta called Uta-garuta
2 types of cards:
the whole of the poem and the poet's image and name
the last part of the poem
Including a CD reading aloud the poems
Cased in the matching paper box
Kanji on the box: Hyakunin Isshu
General meaning of the sentence on the box bottom: this Hyakunin Isshu inherits Ogata korin-like luxurious and delicate painting. Omi Shrine relating to Emperor Tenji recommend this set. Recitation by the reader at Karuta association held in Omi Shrine in the CD
Cards seem like the unused, plastic tie is wrapped around the cards, though we remove it during photographing
Item weight: 760 grams
Packed weight: 1060 grams
Approx. card: 7.5 cm long x 5.2 cm wide
Good condition. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos carefully.
Acquired from a friend's home in Gifu, Japan
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