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Two Woodblock Illustrated Books

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2762B
Lot:
605
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Two Woodblock Illustrated Books, Japan, one entitled Zen Hokusai Fuji shokei, holding ten reproduced Hokusai (1760-1849) color woodblock prints, published in 1892 (Meiji 25) by Sekiguchi Masajiro, 10 x 7 3/8; and one entitled Seitei kacho gafu, vol. 1, holding twenty-four Watanabe Seikei (1851-1918) color woodblock prints including two half-size prints, signed in the last page with a seal, published in 1890-1891, 9 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

age wear and tear; paper deterioration; foxing; fading of colorants; ripped binding to Hokusai book.


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Japan, Zen Hokusai Fuji

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