Kokeshi

Japanese
Shôwa era
1946 (Shôwa 21), October 10
Takei Takeo (Japanese, 1894–1983)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Nihon no hanga V (2008), #82; "Takei Takeo: Hanga to kanpon sakuhin-ten," Riccar Museum exhibition catalogue, Tokyo, 1984

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 15.3 cm (4 1/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

2007.146

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Signed by the artist: T.Takei

T. Takei (roman letters)

Provenance

Prior to November 2005, 102 of the 113 volumes were purchased by a bookseller from a private collector, Japan; November 2005, purchased by Charles Vilnis, Boston, from the bookseller in Osaka, Japan; Spring 2006, remaining 11 volumes purchased at two shops in Tokyo, Japan; 2007, 113 volumes offered for purchase to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, by Charles Vilnis.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the William Sturgis Bigelow Collection