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tea wisk, tea scoop, and miniature plum tree
  • Keisai Eisen
    1790–1848
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • tea wisk, tea scoop, and miniature plum tree, circa early 1820s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Yamoshiro meisho meibutsu (Famous Places and Products of Yamashiro Province)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 210 x 186 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 82 5/8 x 73 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1504
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Color print of a still life with a potted plant, a white tea whisk, and tea scoop. There are small, pink blossoms on the branches of the plant, and there is calligraphy in the left side of the image. Poems by Sanshōtei Tomozuru and Itsutsu no Mizuyoshi.