Itoh Seiu as a figurine

Itoh Seiu as a figurine

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Kinbaku-paraphernalia… This makes me wonder just how well-known Itoh Seiu is in Japan. A series of eight plastic figurines, depicting Itoh Seiu and some of the scenes he created.

These are not bodies in random poses wrapped haphazardly in rope. The same company also made a series of eight figurines based on the work of Muku Youji – they do seem to have some insight into the history of kinbaku…

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