Ryokan SHIBAYA in Kanazawa - Japanese Style Hostel

at home at Ryokan Shibaya (3 minutes walk from the JR Kanazawa Station)

Family crest "Mon" or " Kamon"

     8:00AM
     
13th April  cloudiness  It's supposed to rain in the afternoon.



   
Mon, or Kamon, which literally means "family crest," are logos that the Japanese have used to display one’s family line and family status. There are more than 5,116 Mon, categorized into 241 types.
     
This is Mon of my home.

URL : http://ningyo.mokukouya.com/bon/popkamon.html



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Kutani Bowl Set

Hello, I have a two bowl set circa 1920, Kutani Kiln. The artist is Umeda. The bowls must be part of a set. The Mon on the bowls appear to be the design of your Mon photo. Do you know if your family had a Kutani Bowl set with your Mon design in the 1900-1930? Thank You

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