1836 - K. EISEN - Shunga - Kiseru - Ohaguro
Authentic Edo period original, c.1836, Japanese erotic art shunga woodblock print picture by Keisai EISEN (1790-1848). From the shunga series, Konote gashiwa (Two Aspects of Love/ Child’s-hand Oak). Shunga picture measures 22.5 cm x 15.4 cm. Very good colors and impressions, as well as mica (metallic pigments). Condition is good with some wear & soiling. No backing. Please see and judge from photos.
A great antique Japanese shunga artwork of a couple ready to smoke a Japanese tobacco pipe (kiseru). The beauty also sports the customary blackened teeth of her era (ohaguro).
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