Manjū netsuke depicting Sasaki Takatsuna and Kajiwara Kagesue crossing the Uji River

The warrior Sasaki Takatsuna reaching the opposite bank of the Uji River before his rival Kajiwara Kagesue. Another warrior flounders in the river under a hail of arrows.

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Manjū

netsuke

Further reading

Seaman, Joyce, Manjū: Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), no. 88 on p. 220, no. 221

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