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Playing Cards

Playing Cards
by Shuntei Miyagawa (1873-1914)

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Artist: Shuntei Miyagawa (1873-1914) 宮川春汀
Title: Playing Cards
Series: Today's Elegant Manners and Customs 當世風俗通
Date 1st edition?1904
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Triptych
Format (this edition): Triptych
DB artwork code: 36707
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Title Playing Cards (Tosei Furyu Tsu)
Artist Shuntei Miyagawa 1873-1914
Signature Shuntei gyoshi
Seal artist's seal
Dated ca. 1904
Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (?)
Impression excellent - very good ... embossed
Colors excellent ... lacquer-shomenzuri patterns on the hair, silver colored metallic pigment
Condition very good ... slightly soiled, Meiji album backing, (left sheet) green ink smudge on the lower middle, slight red ink specks on the upper face, thin along left edge, (middle s.) left edge thin, speck on the lower middle next to the pile of cards, (right s.) upper right corner slightly rounded, a tear (1/8 inch long) on upper right edge, lower right corner soiled
Description "Tosei Furyu Tsu" (Today's Elegant Manners and Customs). Playing poem-matching card game.
Format 3 Oban tate-e
Width 27.8 inches = 70.5 cm
Height 14.0 inches = 35.5 cm

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