shogi board decorated with young pine and cranes in flight (the crest of the poet Shuchodo Monoyana), with a group of chessmen scattered on the board and beside it, and a porcelain tripod bowl containing dwarf prunus and a fukujuso plant which stands beside the chess pieces on the board. Three poems accompany the design, which is set against a pale blue ground. Two are by Rakushotei Midori and one is by Shuchodo Monoyana. From the series Uma zukushi "A complete collection of horses", signed Fusenkyo Iitsu hitsu -- very good impression and color, very slightly soiled around the edges, otherwise good condition " /> KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI: <I>kakuban</I> (20.6 x 18cm.); <I>Shogikoma</I> "Shogi colts", depicting a lacquer <I>shogi</I> board decorated with young pine and cranes in flight (the crest of the poet Shuchodo Monoyana), with a group of chessmen scattered on the board and beside it, and a porcelain tripod bowl containing dwarf prunus and a <I>fukujuso</I> plant which stands beside the chess pieces on the board. Three poems accompany the design, which is set against a pale blue ground. Two are by Rakushotei Midori and one is by Shuchodo Monoyana. From the series <I>Uma zukushi</I> "A complete collection of horses", signed <I>Fusenkyo Iitsu hitsu</I> -- very good impression and color, very slightly soiled around the edges, otherwise good condition | Christie's