Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Ikkei
Title New Year's Eve outing at Oji
Series Tokyo Meisho Sanjuroku Gisen – Humorous Collection of 36 Famous Places in Tokyo
Date 11/1872
Publisher Yorozuya Magobei
Format Oban (9 5/8" X 13 7/8")
Comment According to legend, foxes gathered at the "Changing Tree" near the Oji Inari (fox) Shrine on New Year's Eve to change into clothing before proceeding to the shrine. Here human revelers are joined by a couple of foxes.
Price $200.
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