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porcelain bowl and primroses; plums from Bungo province
  • Totoya Hokkei
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • porcelain bowl and primroses; plums from Bungo province, 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Hanazono bantsuzuki (A Set of Pictures for the Hanazono Group)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1427

Color print of a still life with porcelain bowl, potted plant, and scroll. The scroll is in the right side of the image, and decorated with calligraphy on the top and white flowers in the bottom. The potted plant has large green leaves and white blossoms, and there is calligraphy in the top left corner of the image. Poems by Ōseiken Umekane, Asahien Umeteru, and Kangyokudō Tatsuo.