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Shodōgen yoriai uwasa banahi (A Gossip Meeting Between Various Household Tools)
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
    1797–1861
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Shodōgen yoriai uwasa banahi (A Gossip Meeting Between Various Household Tools), circa 1847–1852, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 368.3 x 250.8 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.053
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Ten figures with various kitchen objects for heads, along the right half. Figure with chop-stick for a head is at the center bottom. Green ground at the bottom and blue at the top. There is a brown box in the center.