Lot 98 of 364:
Fan art of places in Nagoya, Japan  

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Lot closed - unsold
$1,000 - $1,500

[“The collection of handheld fan art of famous places in Nagoya” – in Japanese]


No place [Japan]


Late 19th/early 20th century


22 color plates from woodblocks, in an accordion album. 33.5x30.5 cm (13¼x12"), front cover board covered with cloth with paper label (no rear board). 

A striking pictorial tour of what is now Japan’s third largest city, with many depictions of festivals.  A pencil note in English reads “Painted on fans which are taken out of their frames by Gyokusan”. There are penciled captions in English  in the margin of each plate.

Lot Amendments

Front cover cloth worn, chipped and lifted; internally very good, with bright color woodblocks.

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