Chikanobu, Toy, Flowers, High-ranking Ladies of the Tokugawa Era

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Artist: Chikanobu Yoshu (1838-1912)
Title: Girl with Toy and Flying Birds
Series Title: High-ranking Ladies of the Tokugawa Era
Publisher: Hasegawa Tsunejiro
Date: Late 19th century
Dimensions: (L) 23 x 35.7 (C) 24.8 x 35.7 (R) 24.6 x 35.8 cm

This triptych shows high-ranking ladies, both children and adults, from the Edo period (c.1603-1868). Two of them carry toys, a doll and a pull-wagon with a carp on top, while another one reveals a bird that is housed in a cage likely made of bamboo. Blooming ornamental peonies are shown in the background.

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Artist Name Chikanobu Yoshu
Title Girl with Toy and Flying Birds
Subject Beauty & Female, Kimono Design, Flowers & Botanical
Condition Report Glue and paper residue from previous binding. Slightly trimmed.
Dimensions (L) 23 x 35.7 (C) 24.8 x 35.7 (R) 24.6 x 35.8 cm
Series High-ranking Ladies of the Tokugawa Era