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Three Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock Prints

Auction:
3039T
Lot:
1574
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Discovery - 3039T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 09, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Three Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Woodblock Prints, Japan, no. 25 Yawata and no. 28 Nagakubo from the series Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido, publisher Iseya Rihei (Kinjudo); and no. 26 Nisaka from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido, publisher Hoeido, all oban yoko-e, sizes to 9 5/8 x 14 3/8 in.
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Estimate $700-900

Yawata with a central folding line, overall wear and tear and minor crease to corners, worm holes, backed (now partially detached); Nagakubo with minor toning and wear; Nisaka with minor wear, crease, worm holes, pasted to a cardboard with two upper corners, all three with varying degrees 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

Iseya Rihei, Edo period, Hiroshige, Japanese art, Tōkaidō, Utagawa, Utagawa school, Visual arts, Japan

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