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Otani Oniji III as Edobei Wizhead


Otani Oniji III as Edobei is a polychrome woodblock print by Japanese ukiyo-e artist, Toshusai Sharaku, in 1794. It depicts the actor Otani Oniji III in the role of Yakko Edobei. A yakko is a manservant often used by samurai to perform violent deeds. Otani Oniji's leering face capture the ruthless nature of this wicked henchman.
  • Fully assembled size (H x W x D) is: 7.7” x 4.2” x 6.0”

  • 22 precut puzzle pieces.

  • Composed of 181 multi-shape polygons with 200 edges. The skin texture is carefully modeled from Sharaku’s print of “Otani Oniji III in the Role of the Yakko Edobei” (1794).

  • Puzzle pieces connected by joining flaps. NO GLUE REQUIRED!

  • Time required: ~ 60 min.

  • Assembly instruction is included.

ID #10727

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