||Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via dealer contact).
||Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
||7 3/8 x 14 1/2 ("tanzaku")
(13 3/8 to top of block-set)
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; deep "gauffrage" (embossing) to
lotus and waves; distinctly visible woodgrain in background; crisp
key-lines, much fine detailing. Tiny "Made in Japan" stamped verso bottom. Full original margins
(per "kento mark" lower/right and "block-set crease" (near top).
(No flaws noted. Absolutely flawless.)
||Uncatalogued--not shown in "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" reference.
||An uncatalouged Koson image of two reddish goldfish. Rarely seen.