University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2001-11-4
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Ink
Iconography:Boat
Shamisen
Geisha
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. John W. White, 2001

Description

Japanese print. A man offers a seated geisha some sake from a cup. A shamisen sits next to her along with a tray and teapot. Next to them, a standing geisha holds some folded paper in her hand. Some boats can been outside the window. Probably published by Nippon Gasui-Sha (Japan Print Purity Company) as part of their monthly series The Nippon Mokuhan Gasui (Masterpieces of Old Japanese Colour Prints).


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