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Eight Japanese Color Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2939M
Lot:
679
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Discovery - 2939M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Eight Japanese Color Woodblock Prints, mostly 19th century, depicting Kabuki actors, five by Toyokuni, Sasegawa Higezo, the Gambler, Nureginu Onnarukami, Two Merchants Under the Hydrangea, Courtesan Serving sake, Courtesan Playing Billiards; two by Kunichika, Kabuki, Mitato Benkei, and Woman and Child in the Snow; and one unidentified depicting the fortune teller Sangokuken and his servant Shinaroku, all framed and glazed, oban tate-e, sight size to 14 x 10 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Sangokuken, Shinaroku, Benkei, Kabuki, Toyohara Kunichika, Toyokuni

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