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Mice and hearth utensils (no. 8)
  • Naokata
    1756–1833
    active: Japan
  • Mice and hearth utensils (no. 8), 1895, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Album of pictures by past masters
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 227 x 172 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 8 7/8 x 6 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 269 x 218 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 9/16 x 8 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of George W. Byers
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0197
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Image of mice chewing on objects. In the foreground three mice chew on a feather fan. Behind them, to the right, two mice are around a woven basket with two poles sticking out. There is calligraphy in the bottom left corner.