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Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997), Bunraku (C)

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2927B
Lot:
658
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997), Bunraku (C), Japan, 1959, 90/100, color woodblock print, depicting puppet faces in a simplified form with geometric elements, signed in brush with seal on print, titled, numbered, and dated in pencil to bottom margin, framed and glazed, print 20 3/4 x 15 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

not examined out of frame, in good condition with minor buckling.


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Keywords

Kiyoshi Saito, Arts, Book design, Bunraku, Entertainment, Kiyoshi, Puppet, Puppetry, Saito, Textual scholarship, Visual arts, Woodblock printing, Japan

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