Lot 152 of 364:
Dragonflies and Crickets, Cherry Blossoms and Bamboo  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,920
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Two volumes of original Japanese prints on rice paper.
Author:
Place:
Japan
Publisher:
Date:
c.1920's-30's
Description:

Two volumes in Japanese, each page on double-folded rice paper, with watercolor  print images in color and sepia tones of nature (flowers, insects, trees) and rural people. 11½x7, Japan-bound silk paper wrappers, paper cover labels, embroidered portfolio with bone clasps.

Elegantly illustrated with delicate brushtrokes subtly depicting dragonflies and crickets, cherry blossoms and bamboo, Zen monks and rural fishermen, etc. Some text, but all in Japanese calligraphy.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Minor sunning to extremities of wrappers, else near fine in fair, broken portfolio.
 
Item number:
292129
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