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Lot 0001
  • Artist: KUNISADA II, Utagawa
  • Title: Winding-Stream Party
  • Publisher: Wakasa-ya Jingoro
  • Date: c. 1867
  • Medium: Woodblock print
  • Size: oban triptych (c. 15" x 10", each sheet)

    "Winding-stream party" ('Kyokusui-no-en') is a modern Japanese ceremony replicating a historical party game played by the nobility: Participants must compose a 'tanka' poem beside a stream, within a time limit set by the passage of a lacquer cup of sake floating towards them on the water (see red cups between and below the boats).

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  • Location: This item ships from Germany

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  • Condition

    Very good impression and color, a few minor marks here and there, else fine condition. - Three separate as issued, full paper size with margins.

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    Utagawa Kunisada II Woodblock Winding-stream Party

    Estimate $600 - $700
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