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Branches and Leaves

枝葉 (Edaha)

Momijigari (紅葉狩), from the Japanese momiji (紅葉), "red leaves" or "maple tree" and kari (狩り), "hunting", is the Japanese tradition of going to visit scenic areas where leaves have turned red in the autumn. Kōyō (紅葉). "Kōyō" is another pronunciation of the characters for "momiji" which means "fall colors" or "leaves changing colors." It is also called kanpūkai (観楓会) in Hokkaidō which means "getting together to view the leaves." Many Japanese people take part in this, with the cities of Nikkō and Kyoto being particularly famous destinations. The tradition is said to have originated in the Heian era as a cultured pursuit, and is the reason why many deciduous trees can be found in the Kyoto area. There is also a tradition of going to see areas where grasses change colour, such as on the Oze plain. See "Momijigari". Wikipedia. Retrieved 2015-06-04.

3.5" Japanese Hakuji White Porcelain Small Leaf Shaped Dish
Vintage Sterling Cufflinks Leaves
Mino Oribe Ware Sencha Tea Cup and Leaf Shaped Plate
Japanese Ceramics Mino Oribe Ware 6" Leaf Shaped Bowl
Sake Set: 1 bottle w/spout, 2 flat cup, Made In Japan, Suizan Kiln, Hand Painted
Two Japanese ARITA Style SOMETSUKE 3" Porcelain Lidded Tea Cups (Nishizue Kiln)
Teien Fine China: 3" White Porcelain. Five Demitasse Cups & Leaf Saucer Set.
MIKASA Studio Nova Japan: 9" Summer Leaf Hostess Server (Made in Japan)

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