SHUNMAN  (1757–1820). Kozuka handles. (Sold)

SHUNMAN (1757–1820). Kozuka handles. (Sold)

Artist: Kubo Shunman (1757–1820)
Subject: Two handles and a blade for kozuka (sword fitting) decorated with a hare under the moon.
Signature: Shosado, artist seal Sho
Date: Published probably for the Hare Year,1807.
Publisher: Privately published.
Size: Surimono koban yoko-e, 13,8x18,2 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print with use of metallic pigments.
Literature: Another impression is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum, H. O. Havemeyer Collection,no. JP2149.
Remarks: Collector seal of Hayashi Tadamasa.
Conditions: Very good impression, good colour and conditions.
Item no: D 137
Status: Sold