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.
Condition: Good condition and fair tonality, some foxing in light area.
Maker: Felice Beato
Height: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)
Width: 9.5 in. (24.13 cm)
Shipping inside United States: $15.00
Shipping outside United States: $25.00
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Materials: Hand tinted albumen photograph in archival mat