Miyagawa Shuntei: Playing Cards - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Miyagawa Shuntei

Title: Playing Cards

Date: 1904

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Title Playing Cards (Tosei Furyu Tsu) Artist Shuntei Miyagawa 1873-1914 Signature Shuntei gyoshi Seal artist's seal Dated ca. 1904 Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (?) Impression excellent - very good ... embossed Colors excellent ... lacquer-shomenzuri patterns on the hair, silver colored metallic pigment Condition very good ... slightly soiled, Meiji album backing, (left sheet) green ink smudge on the lower middle, slight red ink specks on the upper face, thin along left edge, (middle s.) left edge thin, speck on the lower middle next to the pile of cards, (right s.) upper right corner slightly rounded, a tear (1/8 inch long) on upper right edge, lower right corner soiled Description "Tosei Furyu Tsu" (Today's Elegant Manners and Customs). Playing poem-matching card game. Format 3 Oban tate-e Width 27.8 inches = 70.5 cm Height 14.0 inches = 35.5 cm

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