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Double-sided Woodblock Print Album

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


Double-sided Woodblock Print Album, Japan, late 1880s/early 1890s, entitled "Azuma Nishiki-e" (Easter Brocade Prints), one side holding fifty-eight oban tate-e prints comprised of eighteen triptychs by Adachi Ginko, Toshihide, Chikanobu, Nobukazu, and Kuniteru, a diptych by Yoshitoshi, and two single images by Gekko from the series Gekko Zuihitsu, the other side with fifty-four prints: forty-five by Gekko including thirty-eight from the series Gekko Zuihitsu, one by Nobukazu, and a single image, two diptychs, and a triptych by Yoshitoshi, book size 14 3/8 x 9 1/2 x 2 in.
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Estimate $5,000-7,000

all prints pasted onto cardboards, minor overall toning, divided in three parts with tears to binding, minor age wear to covers.

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Gekko Zuihitsu, Japan