Ichizen (Blue)

Kunio Kaneko


This print shows a Japanese chop sticks for special occasion. (ceremony, party etc..) Kanji lettering on the paper cover says "Kotobuki" means congratulations. Very strong colors, typical ink bleed through, never framed. Beautifully embossed. Simple design brings very neat atmosphere.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 11 and 7/8 inches wide by 16 and 1/2 inches tall. (30 x 42 cm)
Sheet number: 20/200
Date: 1996
Signed: Artist signed "Kunio Kaneko" by pencil on the bottom margin.
Condition: Pristine condition. A few minor pinpoint size ink spots on the margin which is almost not noticeable and will be easily matted out. Tape residue on top of verso.