7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Neko no ateji [Words Made by Cats] set in a cartouche of an octopus and a net
A series of cats wriggle themselves into shapes forming the characters for "Octopus", signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi giga [for a laugh], published by Ibaya Sensaburo, censor's seal Mura, good impression, colours and condition, horizontal centre-fold, some wear and tear and wormholes
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