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| Also written 呉利, and pronounced gori or gurin. A design of stylized bracken-leaf shapes forming repeated curved lines, or a continuous spiral. The pattern was brought to Japan from China with Zen Buddhism and was used on Zen style architecture *zenshuuyou 禅宗様, and smaller items like incense cases *kougou 香合, and trays bon 盆. The pattern was carved into red lacquer tsuishu 堆朱 and black lacquer tsuikoku 堆黒.
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