Finding a vintage shikishi signed in traditional brush pen with personal hand stamp (hanko) is quite difficult. Finding such a shikishi signed by Japan's most popular player ever is extreme good fortune! Shigeo Nagashima's signature
changed often over the years. This example dates from the period around 1970. His iconic signature is on the left, with the hand stamp below. At right is a personal inscription to the recipient, which translates roughly to "good feeling".
Size: 9 1/2" x 10 3/4"
Condition: The signature, inscription and hanko grade 10 of 10. The shikishi grades Ex/Mt.