東海道五十三次道中双六. [Tōkaidō gojyūsantsugi dochu sugoroku]. [Sugoroku Game of 53 Stations of Tokaido Journey]. KUNISATO RYŪSENSAI, 立川斎国郷.
東海道五十三次道中双六. [Tōkaidō gojyūsantsugi dochu sugoroku]. [Sugoroku Game of 53 Stations of Tokaido Journey].

東海道五十三次道中双六. [Tōkaidō gojyūsantsugi dochu sugoroku].
[Sugoroku Game of 53 Stations of Tokaido Journey].

東京. [Tokyo]. 辻岡屋文助. [Tsujiokaya Bunsuke]. No date. (circa 1865). Stock ID #173902

Very attractive large colour woodblock game on four joined sheets, 47.5 x 70.5 cm, with original wood block illustrated wrapper, very good condition.

This colourful woodblock sugoroku game sheet features the 53 stations of the Tokaido Road from Edo to Kyoto (featured in the large central panel). Each station is illustrated with its name and distance from the previous station. Some of the stations feature local speciality food, so that players could enjoy a gourmet, as well as, a scenic journey. The wrapper features Mr Fuji, a large sake barrel from Tokyo, and at the lower corner, plum blossoms.
This sugoroku is not dated however we have found items published by the publisher, Tsujioka Bunsuke, between 1856 and 1871.

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