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- Lucky Kumade Rake - Takao Sano (b.1941) - SAKURA FINE ART

- Lucky Kumade Rake -

Takao Sano


This is a small size woodblock print that is made for the calendar in those days. Published by Watanabe. This handmade woodblock print would be the perfect decor for your little space or a little gift for someone. 

Artist: Takao Sano (b.1941)
Technique: Woodblock

Paper size: 7 and 5/8 inches by 6 and 5/8 inches (19.3 x 17 cm)
Image size: 6 and 1/4 inches by 5 and 1/2 inches (16 x 14 cm)
Date: 1989
Signed: "Sa" from Sano on the lower-right corner of the image.
Condition: Very good condition.

Engi Kumade (Lucky Kumade Rake) is a  symbol of raking in fortune or luck. In Japan, it is believed that buying one of these rakes at the end of the year will bring fortune/wealth in the coming year. 


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