The protagonists in the shunga designs below are all engaged in an erotic variation on the neck Tug-of-war (Kubi-hiki). Instead of the traditional neck pulling with the rope attached behind the neck of each of the opponents here the “confident” male has replaced the neck by his member. These images represent the two lovers playing with a rope in an allegorical love struggle.
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18 november 2017
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Tug of War With a Rope in an Allegorical Love Struggle
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Marijn is the founder of shungagallery.com. With more than 20 years of experience within the sensual and erotic art of shunga he is an authority in the genre. During this time he served many customers with complementing their art collection.
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