Original Japanese Woodblock Print, Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) - 1786-1864: Autumn Moon of the Flower Garden (Hanayashiki shûgetsu), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Edo hakkei).
Dimensions: 37cm high x 25.7cm wide. Vertical oban.
Supplied in new mount board - 49cm high x 39.5cm wide. Attached just lightly at top edge of backing board.
A beautiful print, which is very scarce - we have only been able to find one reference to it. This is the right sheet of a triptych.
Carries 5 small wormholes, though largely disguised by the backing board, ranging from 1cm - 3cm long.
Originally published Edo period 1820s. Exact printing date unknown but 19th Century.