The venerable Japanese art of ukiyo-e reached its zenith in the works of Utagawa Hiroshige, who captured his country's unique beauty and culture in the 19th century with distinctive woodblock prints and paintings. Cherry blossoms, temples, Mount Fuji and the onmipresent ocean make up the many iconic images that compose his work.
If you're in the market for a unique conversation piece, you might just get one of these colorful Japanese ukiyo-e art prints. (Just don't make me pronounce it.) These simple, serene landscapes gained full notoriety in the 19th century -- but would be especially impressive in your dining room.