Sake for the Three Festivals (Miori): New Year's Decorations
1803 (Kyôwa 3)
Artist Ryûryûkyo Shinsai (Japanese, 1764?–1820)
Kokonotsugiri; 12.8 x 18 cm (5 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Dated “New Year of the Boar” (i no haru).
The title is short for “miori no miki,” sake used as an offering in celebrations on the 1st, 7th, and 16th days of the New Year (sansechie).
Ryûryûkyo Shinsai ga
1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)
Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse