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Utagawa School, second half 19th century

Articulated Shunga Couple with Original Wrapper

articulated shikake-e (trick picture) with two figures with original fukuro; the wrapper decorated with a bust portrait of a beauty; with male and female paper 'doll' nude figures printed on front and back and anatomically detailed, ca. 1855

fukuro 5 1/8 by 3 1/8 in., 13 by 8 cm (folded)

$1,800