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Migichō karakiya ito saiku (thread sculpture of hawk at the Foreign Wood Store, Migichō)
  • Totoya Hokkei
    1780–1850
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo) Japan
  • Migichō karakiya ito saiku (thread sculpture of hawk at the Foreign Wood Store, Migichō), late 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Edo meibutsu (Famous Products of Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1565
Description
Literature

Color print of a hawk perched on a decorated stick. The hawk is raising its proper left claw and looking upward. It has gray and white feathers. There is calligraphy in the top left and right corners. Poem by Tōien Otonari.