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A pair of erotic tanzaku with original box

A pair of erotic tanzaku with original box


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1103896

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A pair of erotic tanzaku (oblong pictures mounted on thin cardboard for placing on the beams) in an original and very exquisite box made of mottled hardwood. The paintings are in colors and ink and depict a pair of lovers and a half-naked woman displaying her sex respectively. Both have corresponding poems on the back. Meiji, 19th cent. H 36 cm, W 6 cm. Condition: Quite good with only minor foxing. The cardboard on one with a light crack (not visible from the front).