Hokusai, Birds and Flowers blue magnet (British Museum exclusive)

    SKU: cmck59010

    £2.99 Members' price *

    About

    Exclusive to the British Museum, a blue magnet featuring a design based on a print created by Japanese artist, Katsushika Hokusai.

    The design is of a lesser cuckoo on the left and bush warbler on the right. This print can be found in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

    Inscribed at top left are two lines from a poem by the Southern Song dynasty poet Yang Wanli; ‘A single cuckoo by day splits the mountain bamboo / with an initial cry upon first hearing about Du Yu’.

    Du Yu (AD 222–285) was a Chinese general of the Three Kingdoms period. Legend has it a cuckoo cried out at the time of his death.

    Specification

    Product code: cmck59010
    Details: Designed by the Museum's in-house team
    Exhibition: Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave
    Size: 8cm x 6cm
    Weight: 0.05kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

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