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Cowry, crystal ball in shape of dragon...
  • Kubo Shumman
    1757–1820
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Cowry, crystal ball in shape of dragon..., 1820, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1573
Description
Literature

Color print of a still life depicting a small dragon statue, a book covered with a floral pattern, a flowering branch, and a cowry shell. The dragon statue is in the right side of the print, and there is calligraphy in the top of the print. Poem by Kiratsutei Tsurumichi.