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woman with kettle and rice crackers
  • Totoya Hokkei
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • woman with kettle and rice crackers, 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 205 x 179 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 80 11/16 x 70 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1452

Color print of a woman kneeling in front of two black teapots. She is holding a third black teapot in her proper right hand, and she is looking back, toward a plant that is partially visible through a doorway behind her. The woman is wearing a long, multi-colored robe, and there is calligraphy throughout the top of the image. Poems by Ikkensha Chikado and four others.