Asian Art
Artist, attributed to: Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese, 1760–1849

Five Treasure Balls (hoju) and Five “Longevity” Characters

1839

Ink on silk with red cinnabar seal

with mounting: 9 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (23.5 x 26 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.58
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Writing on back of frame: The signatures of Hokusai, Collection of Marbin/Martin?...Formerly Fenellosa Collection, Hamilton Field Coll.
Ex. coll. Asia Institute M. Birnbaum

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