Set of 8 Woodblock Printed Envelopes by Hasegawa Sadanobu III
[Japan] Lovely set of eight, small, woodblock printed envelopes used to give money to others on certain occasions. The design appears to show a story of revenge. The envelopes, when put together in the correct sequence, form a larger picture. The envelope at lower right is signed 'Konobu', who was Hasegawa Sadanobu III (1881-1963). Probably produced in Osaka or Kyoto where the artist was active. c1930s.
Each envelope 9.9 x 6.1cm.
All in fine condition with only a hint of wear.