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Gabriel Eckenstein

Gabriel Eckenstein (right)

Thomas Bachmann

about you

You might not consider yourself a connoisseur, a collector,

or an expert in the traditional sense, but you do consider yourself an art lover. And you believe in the pleasure of beauty. You enjoy the pleasure of ownership. And you understand the pleasure of enhancing your environment because enhancing your environment enhances your life.

Ownership is the most intimate relationship that you can have to objects. Walter Benjamin


For twenty years art lovers like you have been finding

pleasure, inspiration, and  enjoyment in Japanese art that we made available to them. If you love Japanese painting, calligraphy, and ceramics from the 16th to the early 20th century you are in good company here.

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Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT (USA), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY (USA), Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA (USA), Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (USA), Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA (USA), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT (Australia), Museum für Lackkunst, Münster (Germany), Museum DKM | Stiftung DKM, Duisburg (Germany), Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT (USA), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (USA), Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (USA), Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton, VIC (Australia), Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL (USA), Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture, Hanford, CA (USA), Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL (USA), Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA (USA), Jordan Schnitzer Museum, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR (USA), Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (USA), Ball State University Museum of Art, Muncie, IN (USA), Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL (USA), Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA (USA), Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN (USA), Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA (USA), Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW (Australia), Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI (USA), Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology, Oxford (UK), Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH (USA), Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL (USA), Museum Rietberg, Zurich (Switzerland), Linden-Museum, Stuttgart (Germany)

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