Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Kurata Yasunosuke
Title 10 oban sheets of drawings to be used to make a large sugoroku game board.
Date c.1870
Format about 9 3/4" X 14 1/4" each
Comment There are 19 individual drawings, which, if they had been produced, would have been attached and made into a sugoroku game board with a sumo wrestler theme. The drawings are on thin paper which is laid down to the backing. The artist is stated to be Kurata Yasunosuke, living at Kaya machi in the Asakusa District of Tokyo.
Price $4000.
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