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Torii School Woodblock Bijin-ga

Auction:
3008T
Lot:
1009
Sold for:
$98$80

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Auction:
Discovery - 3008T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Torii School Woodblock Bijin-ga, Japan, depicting a female bust with her face in profile, with a letter in her left hand, against a silver ground, embossed details, signed with a Torii seal, oban tate-e, 16 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.
Property of a New England collector.
Estimate $20-200

slightly out of register, creases, minor buckling, spots of discoloration.


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, Bijin, Bijin-ga, Japanese art, Japanese painting, Torii, Torii Kiyohiro, Torii school, Ukiyo-e, Visual arts, Woodblock printing in Japan

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