Ayaoka - Shells and sea snails
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Ikeda (Terumatsu) Ayaoka (1817-1887) or Ikeda (Yûshin) Ayaoka (1846-1910)

Shells and sea snails, with a big red stylized wave on the right side.

Signature: Ayaoka

Seal: Ayaoka

Date: ca. 1870-90

Size: Octagon, 22,2 x 28,9 cm

Very nice impression and colours. Vertical centrefold (as usual). A tiny bit soiled, otherwise very good condition. Rare print. Uchiwa-e (fan print)

Compare: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam No RP-P-1961-147. Rappard-Boon, The Age of Yoshitoshi. Japanese prints from the Meiji- and Taishô periods. Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 1990, p 79-81, No 109.39.

€ 175,-