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The Mystery of Seiko Ukiyo-e Dials by Montres Publiques

An example vintage stamp that is similar to what got used to make these dials. This particular stamp is a kabuki portrait of Takemura Sadanoshin, from HipStamp.


Ichikawa Ebizo IV in the role of Takemura Sadanoshin by the The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Tōshūsai Sharaku and his ukiyo-e print designs, particularly those of kabuki actors, by Wikipedia.org

An example vintage stamp of the woman blowing on a popen, by Utamaro Kitagawa, taken from HipStamp.


Kitagawa Utamaro, the artist who created this work, by Wikipedia.org

Young Woman Blowing a Popen by the The Metropolitan Museum of Art.