Arts and Designs of Japan
June Selection June 2019

Artist Yoshitoshi
Title The lucky teakettle of Morin Temple
Series 36 Ghosts
Date 1892
Publisher Sasaki Toyokichi
Format Oban (9 3/8" X 13 7/8")
Comment Embossing and burnishing
First state - 3 color cartouche
In this design, a magical tanuki (badger) who had turned into a teakettle is back to its original form. It didn't like being polished by the monks in the temple, or being used to boil water, so it tried to escape.
Price $350.
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