Japanese Woodcut - Faceplate

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Japanese Woodcut - Faceplate

Item #: P-LPP62

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From the balance and tranquility of the owl
issue forth wisdom.

 


Duplex electric outlet cover, printed domestically on an ABS Faceplate designed for use with the INLET (sold separately). Dimensions are H 5 7/8” x W 5 7/8” x D 3/4”.

The energy-efficient, child safe, DEVICE-CHARGING INLET organizes your kitchen, office, or bathroom. THREE PLUGS + USB charging port plugs into a standard outlet. Add an interchangeable Faceplate for a splash of color, DIY to customize or traditional solid walnut for a timeless look.


 

$25.00
Woodblock-printed books from Chinese Buddhist temples were seen in Japan as early as the eighth century. In 764 the Empress Kōken commissioned one million small wooden pagodas, each containing a small woodblock scroll printed with a Buddhist text (Hyakumanto Darani). These were distributed to temples around the country as thanksgiving for the suppression of the Emi Rebellion of 764.These are the earliest examples of woodblock printing known, or documented, from Japan. By the eleventh century, Buddhist temples in Japan produced printed books of sutras, mandalas, and other Buddhist texts and images. For centuries, printing was mainly restricted to the Buddhist sphere, as it was too expensive for mass production, and did not have a receptive, literate public as a market. However, an important set of fans of the late Heian period (12th century)—which contain painted images and Buddhist sutras—reveal from losses of paint that the underdrawing for the paintings was printed from blocks.

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