Gekkô: Sugoroku
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Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920)

Two ladies playing Sugoroku (Japanese backgammon). Behind them a Tokonoma niche with an Ikebana flower arrangement and a hanging scroll with a painting of Mt. Fuji.

Title: Sugoroku (The Sugoroku game)

Series: Fujin fûzoku zukushi (Women‘s customs and manners)

Signature: Gekkô

Seal: Gekkô

Block cutter: Negishi Chokuzan

Publisher: Sasaki Toyokichi, Tokyo

Date: Meiji 24 (1891)

Size: Vertical Oban, 32,6 x 22,1 cm (image size)

Very nice impression and colours, printed with gauffrage and lustre printing. Wide margins, unbacked. Paper a little age-toned, on the rear side a little soiling on top margin, else excellent condition.