Miharu no Takizakura - Fukushima (The 1000 year old cherry tree, Fukushima)

Hajime Namiki


Amazing woodblock print "Miharu no Takizakura - Fukushima" (The 1000-year-old cherry tree, Fukushima) is by Hajime Namiki.  This print is as remarkable as the tree itself. Truly beautiful contrast. Incredible delicate details with a gorgeous rich gold background. Please see the superb details of tree trunk and flowers. This print brings a luxurious mood to your room.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 30 and 1/2 inches by 17 and 3/4 inches (77.5 x 45.3 cm)
Image size: 27 and 1/8 inches by 14 and 1/2 inches (69 x 37 cm)
Sheet number: 52/200
Date: 2011
Signed: Artist signed "Hajime Namiki" by pencil on the bottom margin.
Condition: Pristine condition.

Miharu no Takizakura

This cherry tree is a huge tree in Fukushima prefecture in Northern Japan, its age is presumed to be more than one thousand years, its height is 12 meters, and its trunk is 9.5 meters around. Taki - zakura means waterfall cherry tree. It says "Bright pink cherry blossoms bloom look like a waterfall." Beautiful and gorgeous. This cherry tree is well known as one of three huge cherry trees in Japan.