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Artame ne juni no tebako narabi ni kushi (casket and combs)
  • Kubo Shumman
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Artame ne juni no tebako narabi ni kushi (casket and combs), 1814, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kamakura shi (Records of Kamakura)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 194 x 185 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 76 3/8 x 72 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1520
Label Text

Color print of a brown box with an allover, green, leafy decoration. There is a small pile of black combs in the foreground, in front of the box. There is a red rope and tassel resting on top of the box, and there is calligraphy throughout the top of the print. One of 12 caskets and 3 combs for return of rat year. Poem by Rakudaisha Joshun (formerly Suigetsurō Satomizu).