Doban-e jo saishiki (Coloured copperplate print)
- Doban-e jo saishiki (Coloured copperplate print)
Colour woodblock print. European woman and young daughter standing at a toy stall decked out with a display of toys (dolls, stick horses, a toy axe, horns, and drums); the stall-holder shows a doll to the young girl.
- 1860 (intercalary 3rd month)
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 24.5 centimetres
- Width: 36.8 centimetres
Inscription TransliterationDoban-e jo saishiki
Inscription TranslationColoured copperplate print
Inscription TransliterationGountei Sadahide ga
Inscription TranslationPicture by Gountei Sadahide
This print is apparently based on another print in the BM collection: 1952,0117.14.13, after Adrian van der Venne, dated 1632. See blog by Janina Parol and Dora Thornton, Lost and found: toys, tears and the Thames, on BM website for this observation : https://blog.britishmuseum.org/2014/12/22/lost-and-found-toys-tears-and-the-thames/.
Not on display
2009 Jul 1-Oct 25, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
2012 Jun – Oct, BM Japanese Galleries ‘Japan from Prehistory to Present’
Credit Line: Purchase funded by the Brooke Sewell Bequest and British Museum Society.
Colour woodblock print, triptych. European woman and young daughter standing at a toy stall decked out with a display of toys (dolls, stick horses, a toy axe, horns, and drums); the stall-holder shows a doll to the young girl.
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Object reference number: JCF16236
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