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Two Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
635
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Two Woodblock Prints, Japan, Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861), the right and center sheets from a triptych Minamoto Yorimitsu ko yakata tsuchigumo saku Yokai no zu (The Earth Spider Conjures up Demons at the Mansion of Minamoto no Raiko), probably signed on the right sheet (missing) with publisher's mark for Ibaya Senzaburo, oban tate-e, sizes to 15 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-300

wear and tear, stains, creases, water damage to one, rolled edges.


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

Asian culture, Folklore, Japan, Japanese folklore, Kuniyoshi, Minamoto no Yorimitsu, Tsuchigumo, Utagawa, Yōkai

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