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The god of good fortune, Daikoku.

By artist. d. ca. 1831 Utamaro II


Print shows Daikokuten, one of the seven lucky gods of Japan, holding a mallet, about to strike a rat attempting to get into a grain basket.Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.Matted with no. 1948 b.Format: Hashirae-ban Nishikie.Set of Two.Restricted access; material extremely fragile; please use online digital image.Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress)

Topics: Gods--Japan--1800-1810., Rats--Japan--1800-1810., Baskets--1800-1810.
Year: 1806
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