||Shima Gallery (New York) sticker on original backing indicates via Robert O. Muller.
||Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923).
Post-earthquake (black border) version by
(Tokyo publisher--known active 1938 until late-1950's.
||9 5/8 x 9 3/4 ("shikishiban")
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; lightly sprinkled with silver "mica"; crisp lines,
much fine detailing. Tiny "Made in Japan" stamped verso.
||Very Good. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside.
Full, original margins.
(Light toning; faint mat-line in image edges due to original "presentation folder" window--otherwise flawless.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# AK-39.8, cat# 100 pg 110.
||A striking image of a two large carp swimming through ripples of water. Wonderful colors.
Rarely seen. Still lightly "top-tipped" inside original "presentation folder."