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Last Scenes of Tokyo, Tokyo kaiko zue

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
465
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Last Scenes of Tokyo, Tokyo kaiko zue, Japan, c. 1945, various artists, fifteen woodblock prints depicting scenes of Tokyo, each print with the original paper mat, original title page, (envelope torn), each
7 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

torn envelope


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Keywords

Tokyo, Japan, Book design, Edo Meishō Zue, Relief printing, Textual scholarship, Woodblock printing

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