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    Sale 1876

    Japanese and Korean Art

    18 September 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Shichifukujin (The seven gods of good fortune)

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    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Shichifukujin (The seven gods of good fortune)
    The complete set, beauties representing the seven gods of good fortune depicted in reserves designed as hanging scrolls, Bishamonten, Benten, Daikoku, Ebisu, Fukurokuju, Hotei and Jurojin, each signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga and published by Enshuya Hikobei--good impressions and color, soiled, stained, pinhole worming
    oban tate-e: 36.7 x 24.7cm., each approx. (7)


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