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Maker(s):Totoya Hokkei
Culture:Japanese (1780–1850)
Title:Bonito and Red Snapper with Lacquer Box
Date Made:ca. 1810
Type:Print
Materials:woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan; Edo
Measurements:sheet: 8 3/8 in x 7 3/16 in ; 21.3 cm x 18.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1990.40
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
Still life of two fish---bonito (katsuo) and red snapper (tai)---next to a red lacquer box with a plum blossom design. Signed Hokkei. Three kyōka poetry verses above. Seal of Taikogawa poetry group.

Tags:
fish; flowers; patterns; boxes; text; poetry

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