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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 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 #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 1920 item #1324254 (stock #Ohara104)
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Ohara Koson
Two barn swallows diving towards a small insect in flight
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (43)
Reference: K28.2 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with a few faint marks in the lower sky. 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 1920 item #1324108 (stock #Ohara103)
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Ohara Koson
Three playful tits in flight against an orange sky
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (22).
Reference: K29.10 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with a few pencil point-like marks in sky. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descen...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1323641 (stock #Ohara101)
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Ohara Koson
Goose and reeds
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (111).
Reference: K11.9 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 Jay. Their Bedford ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1322970 (stock #Ohara100)
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Ohara Koson
Two little egrets on a branch, full moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (53).
Reference: K14.12 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 Jay. The...
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 #1319385 (stock #Ohara091)
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Ohara Koson
Monkey Reaching for Moon
Date: 1910-1923.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Reference: K41.25 (cat. 136) in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Size: 14.75 x 7.5 inches
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
Condition: Excellent. Uncirculated.
- Original kento marks at the right and bottom.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1313188 (stock #Ohara089)
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Ohara Koson
Playing Monkeys
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: 1920s-30s.
Reference: K41.17 on pages 57 and 200 of Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Publisher: Daikokuya/Adachi.
Koson signature at lower left.
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Excellent. Uncirculated. Bend at tip of bottom left corner.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1307139 (stock #Ohara 087)
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Ohara Koson
Crows.
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: 1910s.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Reference: K5.10 and plate 111 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)
Condition: Excellent. Never framed. Full original margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1306848 (stock #Ohara086)
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Ohara Koson
Eagle on tree
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.25 x 7.5 inches.
Date: 1910s.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Reference: K13.20 and plate 69 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)
Condition: Excellent. Never framed. Full original margins.
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 1970 item #1305941 (stock #Ohara 082)
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Ohara Koson
Cormorants at Coast
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 17.25 x 11.25 inches.
Date: 1930s. This edition ca. 1960.
Reference: K3.3 and page 141 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: the Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku
Condition: Excellent. Full original margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1305695 (stock #Ohara083)
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Ohara Koson
Cawing Crow
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 17 x 11.5 inches.
Date: 1930s. This edition post-1950.
Reference: K5.15 and page 140 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: the Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku
Condition: Excellent. Full original margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1304596 (stock #Ohara 081)
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Ohara Koson
Sailing boat near sandy coast
Date: 1900s-1910s.
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.5 x 8.25 inches.
Reference: K44.21 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. The original "Made in Japan" stamp on the verso shows through a bit in the sky.
A very rarely seen seascape and Fuji view.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1304592 (stock #Ohara 080)
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Ohara Koson
Matsushima - A bay with rocky islands and a sailing boat seen from above
Date: 1900s-1910s.
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.5 x 8.25 inches.
Reference: K44.15 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
A very rarely seen seascape. "Made in Japan" stamp on verso.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1297571 (stock #Ohara 078)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Little egret on the bough of a willow tree
Size: Chuban. Image size is approximately 9.75 x 6.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Illustrated as S14.7 on page 207 of "Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)."
Tipped at top edge to original cardstock.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1268948 (stock #Ohara 071)
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Ohara Koson
Bantam Cock, Hen and Chick, 1934
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 15.0 x 6.75 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. (W36-560)
Reference: 38.2 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1258797 (stock #Ohara068)
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Ohara Koson
Goshawk chasing a rabbit between reeds
Size: Naga-oban. Approximately 13.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: Late 19th - early 20th century.
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi. Sold by Daikokuya.
Reference: Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Amy Reigle Newland),#K13.15. page 184.
Condition: The paper has areas of toning and discoloration.
- This print bears the H. Matsuki/Daikokuya address stamp right on the front!
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1258603 (stock #Ohara 067)
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Ohara Koson
Goshawk on snowy branch
Size: o-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: Early 20th century.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Reference: Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Amy Reigle Newland),#K13.12. page 184.
Condition: Stable crease just under top margin. Otherwise excellent.
Another rarely seen Koitsu design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1257104 (stock #Ohara 066)
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Ohara Koson
Scops owl and tree sparrow on a branch, another tree sparrow in flight below
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 16.5 x 10.25 inches.
Date: Early 20th century.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku.
Reference: #K20.7, page 187 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Amy Reigle Newland)
Condition: Tonal differences from framing apparent along the top and bottom.
This powerful owl is very rarely seen.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1252295 (stock #Ohara 063)
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Ohara Koson
Fox between reeds near moonlit water.
Date: ca. 1930.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.0 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Seal in left margin.
Reference: No. S41.4, p. 212 in "Crows Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson" (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Very good. Toning line evident at margin.
A rare design.
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 1910 item #1216382 (stock #Ohara043)
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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Praying Mantis and Bees (Wasps)
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.25 x 7.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
No. K.40.9 in "Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Riegle Newland)." Illustrated on page 101.
Condition: Excellent.
Very rarely seen.
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...