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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1252247 (stock #Ohara062)
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Ohara Koson
Cherry Blossom and Full Moon, 1932.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe C seal, indicating a first edition.
Reference: No. S43.8 and p. 211 in "Crows Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson" (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with very faint mark near lower left corner.
Very rare.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1324384 (stock #Ohara105)
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Ohara Koson
Rooster and two chicks fighting for a butterfly
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (109)
Reference: K38.3 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Ja...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1306020 (stock #Ohara084)
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Ohara Koson
Owl and Moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 8.5 inches.
Date: 1930s. This edition post 1950.
Reference: K20.6 and page 97 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: the Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku
Condition: Excellent. Full original margins. Never framed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1325113 (stock #Ohara110)
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Ohara Koson
Leaping carp
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (54)
Reference: K39.3 and plate 97 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with slight toning on the back. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1322454 (stock #Ohara098)
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Ohara Koson
Three goldfish and flowering wisteria
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (86).
Reference: K39.14 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with small red dash above the lowest fish and faint smudge to the left. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1379988 (stock #Ohara164)
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Ohara Koson
Sparrows ad Wisteria
Size: 16.75 x 10.5 inches.
Early 20th century.
Reference: K33.10 and page 142 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku
Koson signature and seal
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent front. A couple of areas of thinner paper where once adhered to backing. One pinpoint-sized hole in lower sky.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1383929 (stock #Ohara193)
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Ohara Koson
Crow on Cherry Branch
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 13.5 x 7.25 inches.
Date: 1900-1910s.
Reference: K5.3 and plate 47 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Toned paper edges.
Note: This is the state and seal illustrated in the Koson catalog.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1411647 (stock #Ohara224)
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Ohara Koson
Barn swallow in flight above water with large waves
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: Early 20th century.
Reference: K28.8 of Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Publisher: Daikokuya
Signed and sealed by the artist.
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Excellent with a few faint marks in sky.
Embossed waves and splashes in this lively design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1394741 (stock #Ohara209)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Night heron on the bough of a willow tree in the rain
Size: Approximately 11.25 x 10.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1935.
Shoson signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: S14.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Never displayed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #922033 (stock #Ohara 017)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Title: Crow on a Snow Covered Branch
Date: 1910s ~ 1920s
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Size: 11.25 x 5.5 inches.
Reference: Newland, Amy R."Crows, cranes & camellias" p. 196.

A rare creped woodblock print by Koson. Creping was popular in the early 20th century due to superior durability.
Condition: Unframed. Excellent. This print appears to be as fresh as the day it was made. It is an absolute knockout. The scans do not do justice to th...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1352969 (stock #Ohara146)
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Ohara Koson
Reclining Tiger
Size: Shikishiban. Approximately 9.75 x 9.5 inches.
Date: 1900s.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (32).
Reference: K41.5 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Drying pinhole in top margin.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay. Their Bedford...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1324582 (stock #Ohara107)
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Ohara Koson
Deer in mountains
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (49)
Reference: K41.9 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with a few black dots in upper third. Pencil number on back
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States fou...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1325287 (stock #Ohara111)
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Ohara Koson
Eagle with outspread wings
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (45)
Reference: K13.2 and plate 68 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Spot in top margin. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United Sta...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1355496 (stock #Ohara151)
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Ohara Koson
Monkey in a Tree
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1910-1923.
Publisher: Daikokuya
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: K41.21 and plate 30 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Condition: Excellent with very slight bend at lower left corner. Uncirculated.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1368672 (stock #Ohara173)
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Ohara Koson
Nuthatcher Atop Persimmon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.75 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1920s.
Koson seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Publisher: Daikokuya (89)
Reference: K18.1 and in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Right edge has slight wrinkle.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1353258 (stock #Ohara148)
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Ohara Koson
Frog on lotus leaf
Size: Shikishiban. Approximately 9.75 x 9.75 inches.
Date: 1900s.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (149).
Reference: K39.10 and plate 95 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with small thin spot near top leaf.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father,...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1368189 (stock #Ohara171)
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Ohara Koson
Sparrow on Hortensia (Blue Hydrangea)
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1920s.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Publisher: Daikokuya (20)
Reference: K33.13 and plate 52 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good. Some faint foxing (stabilized).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1407489 (stock #Ohara219)
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Ohara Koson
Fishing Boats at Sea
Size: Chu-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 5 inches.
Date: ca. pre-1910.
Publisher: Kokkeido.
Artist's signature and seal and publisher's seal at lower right.
Reference: K44.20 and cat. #29 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.