Palanquin transporting noble to Edo, c1867



Palanquin transporting noble to Edo, c1867


Price: $1,250.00 USD


Description: Palanquin (Kago) transporting noble to Edo, c1867. The Kago were often used in Japan to transport the warrior class and nobility, most famously during the Tokugawa period when regional samurai were required to spend a part of the year in Edo (Tokyo) with their families, resulting in yearly migrations of the rich and powerful to and from the capital along the central backbone road of Japan.

Reference#: 3jc1249

Condition: Good condition and fair tonality, some foxing in light area.

Year: c1867

Country: Japan

Maker: Felice Beato

Height: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)

Width: 9.5 in. (24.13 cm)

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Shipping outside United States: $25.00

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Materials: Hand tinted albumen photograph in archival mat