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charcoal, powdered tea, plum blossom, ceramic cube
  • Yūshin
    active circa 1820
    active: Japan
  • charcoal, powdered tea, plum blossom, ceramic cube, circa 1820, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 208 x 179 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1562

Color print of three objects. There is a black piece of cylindrical charcoal on its side, behind a small white box that is decorated with blue designs. There is a gray, cylindrical container in the right side of the print, its lid is removed and placed next to it. There is a red rectangle and calligraphy on top of the lid. There is a branch behind all of the items, covered with small, pink flowers. Poems by Yomo Magao, Hinamaru, Emon, and Tsurunoto Makado.