THE DYBDAHL CO | Boat #4803 | 30cm x 30cm

£13.00 £26.00


Dwarf pirates

The term "wokou" literally means "dwarf pirates", with "wo" being the Classical Chinese pejorative for the Japanese people. The term was first used to refer to Japanese invaders on the Gwanggaeto Stele in 414 AD, and was reused in 1223 when Japanese pirates raided the Korean coast.

Item no. 4803


In its multi-disciplinary design studio outside Copenhagen, The Dybdahl Co designs and produces prints and posters based on original images found in rare books and hidden in galleries, archives, libraries and museums. All images are printed on high-quality canvas or paper using Japanese archival ink. 
The print will be delivered protectively packed in a cardboard tube, with no frame included. Frames can be purchased separately.