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  1. Ashikaga Residence

    Travel Ashikaga Residence

    The former Ashikaga Residence (足利氏館) is located in Ashikaga City in southwestern Tochigi Prefecture on the northern banks of the Watarase River. In the late Heian Period, Minamoto Yoshikuni (源義国, 1082-1155), son of Minamoto Yoshiie (源義家, 1039-1106), also known as Hachimantarō, ruled the...
  2. Kenmu: Go–Daigo's Revolution

    History Kenmu: Go–Daigo's Revolution

    The short-lived Kenmu regime (1333–1336) of Japanese Emperor Go-Daigo is often seen as an inevitably doomed, revanchist attempt to shore up the old aristocratic order. But far from resisting change, Andrew Edmund Goble here forcefully argues, the flamboyant Go-Daigo and his iconoclastic...
  3. Hokokuji Temple

    Hokokuji Temple

    Yagura (caves carved into the limestone to accommodate tombs) at Hōkoku-ji. They hold the tombs of the early Ashikaga family members.
  4. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    The main building of Ashikaga Gakkō
  5. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    The main entrance to the Ashikaga Gakkō in Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture
  6. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    The main building of Ashikaga Gakkō and the surrounding gardens
  7. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    The main building of the Ashikaga Gakkō
  8. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    Some of the wooden annex buildings that were recently renovated.
  9. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    Inside the Ashikaga Gakkō
  10. Ashikaga Gakkō

    Ashikaga Gakkō

    Inside the Ashikaga Gakkō
  11. Ashikaga Library

    Ashikaga Library

    The current building housing the famous Ashikaga Library. It dates back to the Meiji Period.
  12. Ashikaga Gakko

    Travel Ashikaga Gakko

    Eminent Muromachi academy visited by Francis Xavier Ashikaga Gakkō (足利学校, Ashikaga School) was a primary educational facility of the Muromachi Period (1333-1573) and is located in what is now the city of Ashikaga in Tochigi Prefecture. The exact date of its founding is unknown; there are several...
  13. Imari saucer

    Imari saucer

    Imari sometsuke yamayuri zu ohzara, Genroku Era (1688-1703)
  14. Imari incense burner

    Imari incense burner

    Imari iroe komainu rituzou dai kohro; incense burner, Genroku Era (1688-1703)
  15. Imari tea-pot

    Imari tea-pot

    Imari Iroe Goban Shima-hata-moyou chaki, imari tea-pot, Genroku Era (1688-1703)
  16. Nabeshima saucer

    Nabeshima saucer

    Nabeshima iroe bara zu sara; saucer, Genroku Era (1688-1703)
  17. Nabeshima ware

    Nabeshima ware

    Nabeshima Iroe Murasaki kaki Tsubaki zu sara; saucer, Genroku Era (1688-1703)
  18. Nabeshima ware

    Nabeshima ware

    Nabeshima Iroe Wahon zu Sara, Kyoho Era (1716-1735)
  19. Kurita Museum

    Kurita Museum

    Imari iroe ranjin ransen-zu hyokei daitokuri, Genroku Era (1688-1703); jar depicting members of the Dutch East India Company.
  20. Kurita Museum

    Kurita Museum

    Imari iroe ranjin ransen-zu hyokei daitokuri, Genroku Era (1688-1703)
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