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Cats Doing Everyday Activities Japanese Tealight Candleholder by Kuniyoshi
Cats Doing Everyday Activities Japanese Tealight Candleholder by Kuniyoshi
Cats Doing Everyday Activities Japanese Tealight Candleholder by Kuniyoshi
Item Id: TC17KU
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Size: 5.75 in H x 2 in W x 2 in D
Item Type: candleholder
Material: ceramic
Weight (lbs): 0.6
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Ceramic candle holder with Utagawa Kuniyoshi's  (1797 - 1861) painting of cats from "The 53 post stations along the Tokaido road" on all sides. The cats are showing scenes from their every day activities. They represent different words which were like the names of the post stations. For instance Kamaya sounds like Tamaya "like a ball". So he drew a fat cat. The Tokaido was the principal road which connected the historical capital Edo to the new capital Kyoto. 53 post stations were built along this route where travelers could also stay the night.

  • Measures: 5.75 in x 2 in W x 2 in D. Weighs 10 oz.
  • Part of the Parastone Museum Gift Collection. PN TC17KU
  • Four-color printing of a masterpiece painting on all sides.
  • Comes with a color description card and tea candle.
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