Johnson Collection of Japanese Prints
|Showing 1 of 1||
Untitled (Two women at a ceremony), n. d.
Ink on Paper
5 1/2 in. x 7 3/8 in. (13.97 cm x 18.73 cm)
Japanese text printed on the left edge.
Colored and copper ink on paper; woodblock print; surimono.
Early ninteenth century Japanese color woodblock print depicting two women; one teaching another the serving of tea.
From Steeped in History: The Art of Tea (pg.121):
"Toward the end of the Edo period, the number of women who practiced chanoyu [Japanese tea ceremony] seems to have increased. On an individual level, some women - often members of the families of wealthy merchants and farmers - began to learn the art of tea as a sophisticated form of entertainment."
This object has the following keywords:
This object is a member of the following portfolios:
Your current search criteria is: Portfolio is "Johnson Collection of Japanese Prints" and [Objects]Century is "19th c" and [Objects]Display Artist is "Masayuki Shinsai".