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Shokoku emashû (Prayer Tablets of the Assembled States)

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Around 1938 or later, Takahashi Chuya (b. 1912 - d. 2001), Morioka, Japan. 2010, acquired at auction in Japan by Loco Shobo (book dealer), Tokyo; 2011, sold by Loco Shobo to the Boston Book Company, Boston; 2011, sold by Boston Book Company to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Marshall H. Gould Fund

Japanese, Shôwa era, 1937 (Shôwa 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

"Takei Takeo: Hanga to kanpon sakuhin-ten," Riccar Museum exhibition catalogue, Tokyo, 1984


Overall (book): 13 x 11 cm (5 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and limited color on paper




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