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Kin (metal)
  • Katsukawa Shun'ei
    1762–1819
    active: Japan
  • Kin (metal), circa mid-late 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Bunsaigawa gogyō hanamachi saiken awase (The Five Elements in Guidebooks to the Gay Wuarters)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1614
Description
Literature

Color print of a man looking into a hand mirror and brushing his teeth with a stick. The man is kneeling and facing the right side of the print. He is wearing a long, orange robe, and there is a gold container on the ground in front of him. There is a green, leafy branch in the top left corner of the print, and calligraphy throughout the top of the print. Poem by Gagasai Mineyama (Hōzan).