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An old man with a basket of ashes

An old man with a basket of ashes

Collections record: MAR.O.138-1912

An old man with a basket of ashes. This figure is from the tale called Hanasaka Jijii, in which an old man was able to make withered trees come into flower by sprinkling them with the ashes of his dead dog.

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay

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