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UTAGAWA KUNISADA: chuban (25.5 x 18.7 cm.) and oban tate-e (35.4 x 24.3 cm. ea. approx.); a chuban triptych depicting the match between Shiranui and Koyanagi refereed by Kimura Shonosuke, in the right panel, and the toshiyori Sakaegawa in the left panel, signed Kochoro Kunisada ga and published by Yamamotoya Heikichi and a single sheet of Komatsuyama Tomikichi of Unshu (Izumo prefecture) signed Gototei and published by Nishimuraya Yohachi, and a single sheet of the two wrestlers Washigahama and Uzagafuchi signed Kunisada ga and published by Izumiya Ichibei- good impressions and color, lightly rubbed or creased in places, otherwise good condition (5)

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UTAGAWA KUNISADA: chuban (25.5 x 18.7 cm.) and oban tate-e (35.4 x 24.3 cm. ea. approx.); a chuban triptych depicting the match between Shiranui and Koyanagi refereed by Kimura Shonosuke, in the right panel, and the toshiyori Sakaegawa in the left panel, signed Kochoro Kunisada ga and published by Yamamotoya Heikichi and a single sheet of Komatsuyama Tomikichi of Unshu (Izumo prefecture) signed Gototei and published by Nishimuraya Yohachi, and a single sheet of the two wrestlers Washigahama and Uzagafuchi signed Kunisada ga and published by Izumiya Ichibei- good impressions and color, lightly rubbed or creased in places, otherwise good condition (5)

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Sumo and the Woodblock Print Masters, pl. 45 (the first)
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