Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada II (1823-1880) - Kabuki actor Bandô Hikosaburô V as Abe no Yasuna - From the series "Haiyû maki-e sakazuki" - Japan - 1864

Description
Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada II (1823-1880) - Kabuki actor Bandô Hikosaburô V as Abe no Yasuna - From the series "Haiyû maki-e sakazuki" - Japan - 1864
Good condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada II (1823-1880) - Kabuki actor Bandô Hikosaburô V as Abe no Yasuna - From the series "Haiyû maki-e sakazuki" 俳優蒔絵盃 (Lacquer Wine Cups with Portraits of Actors) - Japan - 1864

Signature: Baichōrō Kunisada ga

Censor seal: Boar 6 aratame

Slightly waved in the middle of the lower margin. Few wormholes at the right margin, repaired with finest Japanese paper. Trimmed.

Exquisite design.

Print of a rare series.

For another print from the series see Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/209644

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
1864
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Kunisada II (1823-1880)
Title of artwork
Kabuki actor Bandô Hikosaburô V as Abe no Yasuna - From the series "Haiyû maki-e sakazuki"
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
0.1×24.4×35.5 cm
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