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Four Color Woodblocks

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
120
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Four Color Woodblocks, Japan, three by Hiroshige (1797-1858), depicting a riverscape with fireworks; a boating scene with figures swimming, a snowy town with a bridged river, all oban yoko-e; and one by Utagawa Kunihiro (fl. circa 1820-30s), depicting a courtesan holding a blowfish in the snow, titled "Snow" on print, oban tate-e, all framed and glazed, sight to 14 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.
Condition: Lightly toned, some with mild buckling or creasing.
Estimate $500-700

Lightly toned, mild buckling to some, crease to some.


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