Arts and Designs of Japan
December Selection December 2018

Artist Kuniyoshi
Title Token Gombei looking in a mirror
Series Kuniyoshi Moyo Shofuda Tsuketari Genkin – Men of Ready Money with True Labels Attached, Kuniyoshi Style
Date c. 1845
Publisher Ibaya Kyubei
Format Oban (10" X 14 3/4")
Comment Mica throughout the black robe; some stains
The kimono is decorated with scenes from Hell. This series seems to be based on a play and features otokodate, chivalrous commoners.
Price $250.
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