ASIA - Japan - Year of Horse

Postcard 1
A pair of Tang Dynasty white and black horse porcelain in Kyoto National Museum sent with a Japan 2014 Year of Horse stamp. Thanks to Kayu of Japan.

Postcard 2
A beautiful Japanese New Year postcard for 2014 Year of the Horse with both 2014 and 1966 Year of Horse stamps used. Thanks so much to Akiko Watanabe. Shinnen omedetou gozaimashita.

Postcard 3 
Ceremonial horseback archery "Yabusame" at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine - an important Shinto shrine in Kamakura, Japan. Thanks to Ruth of USA who visited Kamakura, Japan.

Postcard 4
Horse seen in this scene from Japanese poem Ide Tamagawa River by Kano Tanyu, Edo Period, 17th century.

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