Kingyo uri ( Goldfish Vendor )

Tomikichiro Tokuriki


Very fine woodblock print by Tomikichiro Tokuriki. This print shows a scene of a goldfish vendor at summer festival. "Ranchu no ko 1 piki 10 yen" (Baby of Ranchu , 10 yen each) on the sign. Ranchu is a fancy goldfish. Please see inside wooden bucket. Price was 50-60 years ago price. Children is so excited , on the other hand the Vendor is very collected.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 1/4 x 15 and 1/4 inches
Image size: 9 and 3/8 x 14 and 1/4 inches
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Ca.1950
Signed: Signature "Tomikichiro" on the lower right of image
Condition: Excellent condition. Very slightly toned at edge of paper. Once tipped on verso.