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Print, Bird of Paradise Castle (Ho-o-jo), No. 5

This is a Print. It is dated ca. 1910 and we acquired it in 1948. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mary Rutherford Jay.

  • Vase (USA)
  • favrile glass.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Georgiana L. McClellan.
  • 1956-66-1

Its dimensions are

40.2 x 27.9 cm (15 13/16 in. x 11 in.)

It has the following markings

In graphite, lower left: Bird of Paradise / Castle

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: [Japanese characters] / no. 5 / Ho-o-jo.

Cite this object as

Print, Bird of Paradise Castle (Ho-o-jo), No. 5; Japan; 40.2 x 27.9 cm (15 13/16 in. x 11 in.); Gift of Mary Rutherford Jay; 1948-134-60

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