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Shochikubai (Jp.)

Sho chi kubai 'Pine, bamboo and plum', common motif in Japanese art. Also in Chinese art, referred to as the three friends of winter that withstand the cold and remains green. In Japanese often as a Mon, meaning 'Crest' or 'gate'.

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