7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
Neko no ateji [Words made by Cats] set in a cartouche of a fisherman's basket
A series of cats wriggle themselves into shapes forming the characters for 'Eel', signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi giga [for a laugh], published by Ibaya Sensaburo, censor's seal Mura, good impression, colours and condition, slight vertical centre-fold
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