Chikuseki: Rooster and Hen
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Chikuseki (act. around 1900)
A white rooster and hen, behind them yellow chrysanthemums growing amid rocks.
Signature and seal: Chikuseki
Publisher: (Matsuki Heikichi - Daikokuya, Tokyo?)
Date: c. 1900-1910
Original Japanese colour woodblock print. Size: Shikishiban, 23,8 x 24,6 cm (overall)
Excellent impression, colours and condition, early impression on very good paper, with embossing and gofun white in the plumage. Verso at lateral margins narrow paper remnants from previous attachment. A rarely seen print.