Kuniyoshi: Tamakadzura: Takeshiuchi no Sukune Receiving Two Magic Jewels (Tamakazura: Takeshiuchi no sukune senju manju o eru)
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Tamakadzura: Takeshiuchi no Sukune Receiving Two Magic Jewels (Tamakazura: Takeshiuchi no sukune senju manju o eru)
Series: Japanese and Chinese comparisons for the Chapters of Genji: Wakan nazorae Genji .
Date: 1855/5th month
Takeshiuchi no Sukune looking over the side of his ship, and being offered two magic jewels, senju and manju, by the Dragon King. Three of the deep-sea king’s attendants swim nearby, their heads topped with sea creatures and garbed in simple robes. The titles are written on the designs of Genji symbols.
Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition.
Publisher: Ise Yoshi
Literature: “Kuniyoshi: The Warrior Prints” by BW Robinson, series s88.22, page 161.
Seal: censor’s aratame & date seal: 7th month of Hare Year (1855); carver’s seal ‘Hori Atsu-Ji’
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga with his square seal of a paulownia