|Artist: ||Kuniyoshi (Sankai meisan dzukushi)|
|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.|
|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. |