Traditional Japanese Art for a Bright Future "Signs of Good Fortune" from the collection of Susan Tosk

Nov 12, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020

Unsigned (Signs of Good Fortune)

Fukusa in a wood tsuitate (upright small screen), treasure ship of ebi (shrimp)

Embroidered satin, depicting a takarabune (treasure ship) carrying shippo, clove, keys, mallet, coins, coral
46 x 36 in

About the work

Unsigned 1850-1900 

The body of the ship is a giant shrimp. Since the Muromachi period, people shared the paintings of the treasure ship, left it on the floor overnight, let them flow in the river to dispel the nightmare.

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