Shunga pocket mirror (British Museum exclusive)

    SKU: cmcv47970

    £3.50 Members' price *


    A handy pocket-sized mirror, which has been especially designed to accompany the Museum exhibition, Shunga: sex and pleasure in Japanese art.

    In early modern Japan, thousands of sexually explicit paintings, prints, and illustrated books were produced. These were collectively called ‘spring pictures’ (shunga).

    The mirror forms part of a specially developed range that has been inspired by perhaps the most famous Shunga image: 'Lovers in an upstairs room', produced by Kitagawa Utamaro in 1788. A masterpiece of erotic art, the image is an intimate evocation of summer heat and passion.

    Exclusive to the British Museum.

    Read more about 'Lovers in an upstairs room' here


    Product code: cmcv47970
    Details: Designed by the Museum's in-house team
    Exhibition: Shunga
    World culture: Japan
    Size: Approx. 6cm x 6cm
    Material: Paper and metal
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

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