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Close combat with yari

This picture shows a samurai, who is trying to assert himself against an attacker with a yari. He has thrown his opponent to the ground.
Beautiful and colourful print!

Kuchi-e are woodblock prints which were printed especially into the front of (that is the mouth) of Japanese novels and literary magazines.
Produced around the turn of the century (1868-1912).
The word Kuchi-e translates literally "mouth pictures". One can also regard them as precursor of the later mangas.

Artist: Unknown
Format: approx. 26,5 x 22 cm.
Year of publication: around 1880
Condition: Clean sheet, crease fold in the middle.
Colours: Very good and strong.
Kuchi-e are original woodblock prints who were manually produced in the tradition of the old Ukiyo-e.

This image may slightly vary in colour to the original - due to the photo/scan.
Article no.: 70604
approx. 200 grams
Quantity:  St
109.00 €
incl. VAT, additionally shipping