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shell work screen and box of food from Enoshima
  • Kubo Shumman
    1757–1820
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • shell work screen and box of food from Enoshima, 1809, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 204 x 180 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 80 5/16 x 70 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1581
Description
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Color print of a decorated, two-panel folding screen in the right side of the print. The screen has a black border, and part of a bird and floral design is visible on one panel. There is calligraphy in the left side of the print, above a cylindrical object that is tied with rope. Poems by Sensōan, Kosentei Kadomori, and Hakusōan Kakusei.