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Turtles and a Sake Cup

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Poem translated in Polster & Marks 1980), p. 45.

Inscription

Poem by Unsui Yamabito

Signed

Eizan

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 47 (this impression)

Dimensions

13.5 x 17.8 cm (5 5/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

21.9289

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints