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Kara monogatari (Stories of China)
  • Yoshimi Shūri
    active 1810s–1820s
    active: Japan
  • Kara monogatari (Stories of China), circa late 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Monogatari awase (A Collection of Tales)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 219 x 190 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 86 1/4 x 74 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1616

Color print of a red and black stand, from which a large, gold pot is hanging. There are two potted plants in the left side of the print, next to the structure. The pot in the foreground is green and covered with decoration, inside of which there is a plant with thick, red branches. There is a red pot in the background with a small, green plant. There is calligraphy throughout the top of the print. Poems by Rokuichien and Sayama no Mikuri.