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The Seven Lucky Gods in a Treasure Ship
  • Suzuki Harunobu
    circa 1725–1770
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • The Seven Lucky Gods in a Treasure Ship, late 1760s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 282 x 212 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/8 x 8 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 282 x 212 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/8 x 8 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7577
Label Text

Ship has 'takara' (treasure) character on sail. Turtles in sea. Crane in air, symbols of longevity/good luck. Karuzuri, blind printing, on sail.