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Tōkaidō Dice Game
  • Keisai Eisen
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Tōkaidō Dice Game, circa late 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 447 x 667 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 447 x 667 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 5/8 x 26 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0194
Label Text

Four sheets glued together to form game board, squares with Tōkaidō scenes. Game board of squares to move through on the Tokaido road. Starting from left right corner, moving around the edge of sheet clockwise, then into the inside path until reach the end of the road.