Guan Yu Doll by Hara Shûgetsu of the Jukkendana District (Jukkendana Hara Shûgetsu Kan'u), with Potted Adonis Plant, from the series Famous Products of Edo (Edo meibutsu)
「江戸名物 十軒屋原舟月関羽」 関羽の人形、福寿草
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)
Shikishiban; 20.7 x 17.9 cm (8 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper
Not On View
With the symbol of the Gogawa group.
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)
 Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection