Kunisada: The Ninth Month
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (signed Toyokuni III). Subject: The Ninth Month (Kikuzuki), from the series The Five Festivals (Gosekku no uchi). Date: c.1850. Size: Oban design measures: 10" x 14.5". Condition: Fine color, impression, condition. Retains a light album backing with Japanese calligraphy. Several pin-sized binding holes on one edge. NOTE: Unusually fine condition. There is astoundingly intricate detail within the black lacquer-like obi that do not come across in the scan.