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Five Ukiyoe Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2783T
Lot:
1411
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2783T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 17, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Five Ukiyoe Woodblock Prints, Japan, 18th/19th century, two by Hiroshige (1797-1858), including Harima Province from the Views of more than Sixty Provinces and Chiriu from the Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido, published in 1855 by Tsutaya; two by Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), Moon at Obasute-yama and Kazan Temple Moon from the One Hundred Aspects of the Moon; and one by Utamaro (1753-1806), depicting a woman with a boy catching a mouse, all oban tate-e, sizes to 14 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Hiroshige one with taping residue along edges, the other severly toned, taped to front; Yoshitoshi both with trimmed edge, taped to back; Utamaro toned, stains to print, taped to back.


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Japan, Harima Province, Temple Moon

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