Kuniyoshi (Sankai meisan dzukushi)
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Artist: Kuniyoshi (Sankai meisan dzukushi)
Date: ca.1830
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (15 by 10.5 ins)
Description: Abalone from Ise Province with the ‘Marriage Rocks’ traditionally tethered in the background.
Series: Sankai meisan dzukushi
Publisher: Shin Iseya Kohei
Condition: Small worm-hole to lower left corner, restored. A few scattered pin-holes but generally fine. Full size and with pristine colour.
Impression: Fine
Notes: One of the best designs from a highly unusual set of ten, typically featuring an aizuri-e (blue) background. Illustrated in Suzuki Juso's Kuniyoshi, plate 54. Provenance, B.W.Robinson Collection.
Price: (SOLD)

 

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