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handscroll, spectacles, and plum blossom
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • handscroll, spectacles, and plum blossom, circa early 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
  • 0000.1438
Description
Literature

Image of objects and flowers (Hanazono group). There is a scroll with green trim on the left with a pair of spectacles resting on the scroll in the bottom left corner. There is a kidney bean shaped red object on the scroll at center left. There is a gray bar in the center on the scroll. There is a green and red box in the center at the top. There is a yellow rectangle on the right with three lines of calligraphy and white flowers.