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Karukaya koden tama-kushige (Karukaya and the Jade Comb)

Inscription

Another publisher: Enomoto Heikichi, Edo. Blockcutter: Takahashi Yu?(or U)-suke. Artist signature: Katsushika Hokusai hitsu.

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse

Hashira: Tamakushige

Japanese, Edo period, Preface: 1806; colophon: 1807

Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 139

Accession Number

1997.702.1-2

Medium or Technique

Woodblcok printed book; ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books