Meiji-era -- Original Painting on Silk -- #F

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Artist Unsigned (not uncommon--due to censorship laws)
Title Original Painting on Silk -- #F
Date Meiji-era (1868-1912)
(likely ca1880/90's.
Series na
Publisher (original painting)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 4 3/4 x 6 7/8 silk
(6/3/8 x 8 7/8 overall)
(album-mounted onto a decorative silver-pigmented surround/backing)
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed by hand and very nicely detailed.
An original (one-of-a-kind) shunga design executed in sumi and color pigments on fine silk.
Condition Very Good to Nearly Excellent. Strong colors.
(Light wear; few scattered marks; some outer/edge wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments An original "shunga" design, hand-painted onto yellowish-gold silk. From an album of 12 original paintings on silk--found inside "original silk-covered album.")
Quite clean for "shunga."
Item # DG-886
Price $175