Xerces Blue Butterfly, an extinct species of butterfly in the gossamer-winged butterfly family, Lycaenidae, once lived in coastal sand dunes of the Sunset District of San Francisco and is believed to be the first American butterfly species to become extinct as a result of loss of habitat caused by urban development. The last Xerces Blue was seen in either 1941 or 1943 on land that is part of Golden Gate National Recreation Area. by insect-morphology.blogspot #Butterfly #Xerces_Blue
This small chest (W730 x D400 x H870) features a beautiful, glowing wood grain. Castor-Aralia with a lacquer finish.
A futuristic shopping basket made of duralumin
A picture on the ceiling of Teikokuyu. The painting is by the late "sento" artist Toshimitsu Hayakawa. "sento" is public bus in Japan.
Uchiwa made from the root of the bamboo. The wider shape is known as “Yamato pattern”