Utagawa SADAKAGE (active c. 1818-1844)




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A surimono, Kinsei, “Metal” from Gobantsuzuki, “A Set of Five” surimono based on the five elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. Shows a woman polishing a metal mirror. Published c. mid-1820s. The set was designed for a group led by the poet Shakuyakutei whose plum-blossom emblem is seen at the top of the title cartouche.

 

Superb impression, colour and condition. Extensive silver and gold. Mint condition. Signed Gokotei Sadakage ga.

 

Status: Sold

 

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