Advertisements for Toys at the Hagino-ya Toy Shop

Publisher: Tsuru-ya Kiyemon

c. 1827-1832

 

Advertising prints are known as Hikifuda, and six designs are known in this series. The series is not listed in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961). The prints are each about 10 by 7 inches (25 by 18 centimeters), a size known as chban.

 

Pinwheel and Papier-mch Daruma Doll (Kazaguruma ni hariko no Daruma)

 

Papier-mch Rabbit and Owl with a Child's Toy Drum (Mamedaiko ni hariko no usagi to mimizuku)

 

Papier-mch Lion-dance Doll and Top (Koma ni hariko no shishimai)

 

Toy Rabbit and Hobbyhorse

 

Fish and Bird Pull Toys

 

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