Moon and Sun Shells for Tomobiki

(Tsukihigai ataru tomobiki, 月日貝河たる友引)

Publisher: Iba-ya KyŻbei

c. 1845

 

Tomobiki (友引) is a fortuitous day for conducting business.This series of uchiwa (non-folding fan) prints is not listed in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961), and the prints are not individually titled.

Description: Beauty peering through a shoji screen

Description: Beauty with a boy

Description: Woman ladling water

Description: Beauty in front of a curtain

Description: Beauty with rope curtain

A reproduction of the above print published in the 1930s by Robert O. Muller

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