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Three Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape Bookmark
Three Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape Bookmark
Three Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape Bookmark
Three Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape Bookmark
Three Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape Bookmark
Three Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape BookmarkThree Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape BookmarkThree Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape BookmarkThree Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape BookmarkThree Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape Bookmark
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Three Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape Bookmark

$2.95
2¼ x 7¼ in. decorative bookmark

Attractively packaged in a plastic sleeve for protection

Published with The Walters Art Museum

ISBN 9780764975134

ITEM 9039
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Unknown artist (Japanese)
Three Cranes Flying in a Misty Landscape (detail), 19th century (Edo-Meiji)

In Japanese culture, cranes have long been known as “the bird of happiness.” Cranes preen and—with seeming joy—dance to attract a mate. These elegant birds generally pair for life and can live for many decades, thus making the crane an auspicious motif for a wedding or for household decoration. Their portrayal in art often symbolizes fidelity, prosperity, good health, peace, and longevity.