I love this Edo Period Japanese Paper Tea Screen. It shows its age, but to me the lost patches of gold leaf, revealing the calligraphy beneath only make me love the screen more. The losses add depth--just like with our fragile lives. We need our knocks and bruises, our imperfections, our scars to give us wholeness and connectivity. Perfection lasts a nano-second (if at all)--so it's basically an illusion. Only beauty and love in all their amazing manifestations can create.
Going to auction today with $150 to spend......let's see what I come up with. I dared a friend that I could come up with a $1000 item-------we'll see.
Jones and Cole say "Hi"--Blessings.