Sake for the Three Festivals (Miori): New Year's Decorations

「三節」 お正月の飾り

Japanese
Edo period
1803 (Kyôwa 3)
Artist Ryûryûkyo Shinsai (Japanese, 1764?–1820)


Dimensions

Kokonotsugiri; 12.8 x 18 cm (5 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2692

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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).

Signed

Ryûryûkyo Shinsai ga
柳々居辰斎画

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse