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Washi-no-Kabe (和氏之璧/Wall of Mr. Wa)
Bible and Reindeer
  Arizona Dream :  This series is made from materials I collected during my trip to Arizona, Utah, and New Mexico. Four stones and four branches were selected from each site. I then covered them with the rubbing paper, which was also made from trees at each site, and glue onto each object.
  Arizona Dream #2   (assembled)      2014  Tree branches, stones, charcoal, washi paper, copper, tanned leather   5.5" x 5.5" x 6.5"
  Arizona Dream #2   (in box)         2014   Tree branches, stones, charcoal, washi paper, copper, tanned leather   7.5” x 5.5” x 1” 
  Arizona Dream #1    (in box)       2014   Tree branches, stones, charcoal, washi paper, copper, tanned leather    7.5” x 5.5” x 1”
  Arizona Dream #1   (assembled)     2014  Tree branches, stones, charcoal, washi paper, copper, tanned leather   5.5" x 5.5 x 6.5"
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 The inside of the used household paper box is gilded with gold leaf where a total of 17 branches are stored in  Gilded Household box series .  The branches are covered with Japanese washi paper containing a tree rubbing. The trees I utilized for the rubbings were from locations in countries I visited in North and South America, Africa, Australia and Japan during 17 years since I came to United State.  Some of boxes appear to have a rough white/yellow/red/brown surfaces; I painted the exterior in the same base color, little by little, except for the lettering. Eventually the letters became harder to see. At the same time, by losing the letters, the rectangular shape of the box itself was made more conspicuous.
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  Gilded Household box  series 
  Box_Table Talk   2015     Used box, 17 tree branches, washi, charcoal, acrylic, shell powder, glodleaf   4.21" x 4.21" x 1.5"
  Box_Table Talk   2015     Used box, 17 tree branches, washi, charcoal, acrylic, shell powder, glodleaf   4.21" x 4.21" x 1.5"
  Box_Meggi Beef Flavor Bouillon   2015  Used box, 17 tree branches,washi, charcoal, acrylic, glodleaf  3.8" x 2" x 0.6" (box)
  Box_JELL-O Cherry   Used box, 17 tree branches, washi, charcoal, acrylic, glodleaf  3.25" x 3.75" x 1" (box)
  Box_TGRANADAISA ANCHOVIES    2015     Used box, 17 tree branches, washi, charcoal, acrylic, glodleaf  4.13" x 2" x 0.78"(box)
  Box_TGRANADAISA ANCHOVIES    2015     Detail
  Box_S.O.S    2015  Used box, 17 tree branches, washi, charcoal, acrylic, shell powder, glodleaf   5.1" x 3.1" x 2.4"
  Box_DEMERARA   2015   Used box, 17 tree branches, washi, charcoal, acrylic, shell powder, glodleaf  3.5" x 4" x 2"
  Gilded Boat – Amasia    (in installation "Birdcage and Gilded Boat" )   2011   Wood, resin, gold leaf, charcoal, washi paper, wire
  Gilded inside of the boat
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