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Three Framed Prints and a Painting

Auction:
2957T
Lot:
1528
Sold for:
$197$160

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

Description:

Three Framed Prints and a Painting, Japan, two woodblock prints by Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1792), both depicting actors, signed "Shunsho ga," framed and glazed, hosoban tate-e, sight 12 x 5 1/2; and a painting depicting five sparrows with bamboo and haystacks, seal to left bottom corner, both framed and glazed, sight size 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.

Two Centuries of Japanese Prints
Estimate $200-250

not examined out of frame, overall toning, painting with tears, creases, holes, loss of details, foxing in progress; prints with buckling, creases, foxing, stains.


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.

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Japan, Katsukawa, Katsukawa Shunshō, Printmaking, Publishing, Visual arts, Woodblock printing, Woodblock printing in Japan

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