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Woodblock Print

Auction:
3071T
Lot:
1074
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Discovery - 3071T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 16, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Woodblock Print, Japan, Torii Kiyomasu (1696-1716), depicting three courtesans standing in front of a house with three curtained entrances, each with an inscription indicating Osaka, Kyoto, and Tokyo from left to right, some details in black and red lacquer (some cracking), taped to cardboard on the reverse, 13 x 18 in.
Estimate $20-200

severe toning and buckling, crackling on lacquered details, discoloration and fading.


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

Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo, Japan, Japanese art, Torii Kiyomasu, Torii school, Visual arts

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