scroll (makemono)

JAPANESE ITEMS
JAPAN: Kanazawa
Circa 1850
720.00 x 10.75 x 0

Makemono; unusual horizontal scroll found in city of Kanazawa. Depicted in water colors 48 plates (attached) of whales and examples of other marine life. Japanese titles. 1st picture is boat, then follow couple of whaling implements, then sea denizens. Follows Oriental rule: right to left.


1958.589

Given in memory of Colin B. Keillor


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