The Poetry-Shell Matching Game of the Genroku Era: The Forgotten Shell
(Genroku kasen kai-awase: Wasuregai)
with a cloth draped over a small table screen and a pair of eyeglasses; signed Getchi rojin Iitsu hitsu (Moonstruck Old Man Iitsu), commissioned by the Yomogawa (Four Directions Group) for New Year 1821, Year of the Snake
shikishiban 7 1/2 by 6 7/8 in., 19.2 by 17.6 cm
Matthi Forrer with texts by Edmond de Goncourt, Hokusai, 1988, p. 234, no. 261
Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays, 11am - 5pm, by appointment.
Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email
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site last updated
July 18, 2019
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
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