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Sōmayaki (Ceramics from Sōma)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Sōmayaki (Ceramics from Sōma), 1822, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Uma zukushi (Horses)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1572

Color print of a still life of porcelain pieces, chopsticks, and a kettle. The porcelain pieces are decorated with pink and blue designs, and the kettle is brown with a light-colored handle. There is calligraphy in the top right corner of the image. Poem by Shūfūen Hananushi.