Works

Barred Sharaku

Item : Woodblock print Designer : Katsumi Asaba Traditional Craft : Edo-period woodblock print

With the imposition of an evocative barred motif in black, a lively actor print by the Edo-period artist Toshusai Sharaku is reborn as contemporary reinterpretation of ukiyo-e. Techniques inherited from Sharaku’s time, including a complex process involving 8 separate blocks and 41 inkings and pullings of the print, are used to achieve subtle effects such as blurred lines and color shading.


Set of Small Plates with Numeric Designs

On the Head (Lemon/Blue)

○△□ paulownia coffret

Barred Sharaku

Hand-painted Candles Dragon / Morning Glor

Frog Top (Green/Black)

Asura Kokeshi

Little Dragon

Little Dragon / Colony

Mondrian Box

Folding screen of giant wild goosse pagoda

Folding screen of Dongba

Folding screen of tale of the sun and moon

Ostrich Egg Matryoshkas

Brancusi Kokeshi

Hanako (Red / Black)

Striped Kokeshi

Bobble Kokeshi (Red / Black)

Eight Suns (White)

Sun Disc (White)

Rising Sun (White)

Eight Suns (Black)

Sun Disc (Black)

Rising Sun (Black)

Bridge

Boat

Cat

Writing Box

Tale of the Sun

Tale of the Moon

Casino Boxes


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