||A consigned print--obtained from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death.
||Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
||6 1/2 x 14 3/4 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to
fox and grasses; visible "woodgrain" to background; highly detailed, crisp lines.
Full original margins (note "kento" marks right edge an bottom corner).
||Excellent. Strong colors.
Clean front and verso.
(No flaws noted.)
Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso.
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #K-41.15a.
||A whimsical fox wearing lotus leaf image--this version with grasses behind.
PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).