Rare Maki-e Scroll Featuring Twelve Charming Sensual Encounters
This rare maki-e (sprinkled picture) scroll from the Meiji era displays the usual amount of twelve shunga paintings. The elegant erotic images are drawn with ink and color on paper and portray protagnists of various ages and backgrounds such as an elderly man making love to a youthful aristocratic female, the molestation of a tied woman, monks, a masturbating girl, an oiran (high-class courtesan), and more.
‘Geisha directing her client’s member‘
‘Old man‘ (c.1880)
‘Nipple-sucking bald-headed adolescent (Buddhist monk)‘ (c.1880)
‘Female wearing a flower crown‘ (c.1880)
‘Young couple‘ (c.1880)
‘Buddhist priest making love to an aristocratic woman with loose hair ‘ (c.1880)
‘Ecstatic encounter‘ (c.1880)
‘Passionate gazes‘ (c.1880)
‘Solistic masturbating female with shunga book‘ (c.1880)
‘Deluxe lacquered storage box with beautiful maki-e flower motifs with red cord ties ‘ (c.1880)
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