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Eight Watanabe Seitei (1851-1918) Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2957T
Lot:
1518
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2957T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 10, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Eight Watanabe Seitei (1851-1918) Woodblock Prints, Japan, two depicting sunflowers, one with a butterfly and the other a bee; one depicting bats and willows with the moon; one a pair of herons under willows; one a pair of songbirds perched on tree branches; one a bird in a maple; a heron at night; and a pair of ducks in the water, sizes to 13 1/2 x 3 to 8 3/8 x 11 1/4 in.

Two Centuries of Japanese Prints
Estimate $400-600

some mildly toned with some stains in the margins, otherwise in good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Japan, Heron, Japanese art, Publishing, Visual arts, Watanabe Shōtei, Willow, Woodblock printing

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