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a gilded wooden model of Daikoku's magic mallet
  • Matsukawa Hanzan
    active circa late 1830s–mid 1870s
    born: Osaka, Japan ; active: Japan
  • a gilded wooden model of Daikoku's magic mallet, circa early 1860s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 182 x 241 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/8 x 9 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0073

In the lower right corner is a blue and white box with a green mallet (identified as Diakoku's magic mallet) with a red tassel. There is a tree design on the mallet. There is text in the lower left corner and in the top half of the page.