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Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915), Asakusa Bridge in Ryogoku Fire

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915), Asakusa Bridge in Ryogoku Fire, Japan, 1881, color woodblock print, published by Kobayashi Tetsujiro, signed on print, publisher's seal on right margin, titled and dated on bottom, oban yoko-e, 7 3/4 x 12 1/8 in.
Condition: Buckling at a slanted angle, a bulge with dull crease to bottom, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: Purchased in 1983 from Japan Gallery, New York.
Estimate $800-1,000

Removed from frame, slight buckling, reverse lightly taped to mat, minor foxing and toning, minor tape and paper residue.


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Japan, Asakusa Bridge, Japan Gallery

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