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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1266935 (stock #Hasui 194)
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Kawase Hasui
Woman walking in snow with dog
Date: Early postwar.
Image size. Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
The woodblock print is tipped at the top to an original early postwar Christmas card.
Condition: Print is excellent. Card is slightly worn.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1266684 (stock #Koitsu240)
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$120.00
Tsuchiya Koitsu
Kinkakuji (Golden Pavillion in Kyoto)
Size: Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Date: 1930s. This edition early postwar.
Koitsu.com catalog no. TK-SB-11.
Tipped at top edge to original greeting card addressed to Colonel H.A. Johnson from S. Iitaka.
Publisher: Shobido Tanaka.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1263783 (stock #Kobayashi007)
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$400.00
Kobayashi Kiyochika
One Person, Six Faces
Date printed: 1884
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.25 x 9.75 inches.
Reference: "Kiyochika, artist of Meiji Japan", Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1988, page 62.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Light creasing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1263504 (stock #Koitsu238)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Takanawa Sengakuji Temple, 1933.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.75 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten (seal), also bears Doi watermark.
Carver: Harada (seal). Printer: Yokoi (seal). This seal combination indicates an early post-war edition. Reference: Koitsu catalog no: TK-DH-7.
Condition: Excellent. On the back, two spots of tape residue.
Sengakuji is a Buddhist Temple in Tokyo. It houses the graves of The 47 Ronin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1258797 (stock #Ohara068)
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$625.00
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 1940 item #1256496 (stock #Koitsu234)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Miyajima
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Bears round Takemura seal.
Date: 1930s. Collected after WWII but very likely from Takemura's pre-war stock.
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Koitsu catalog no.: TK-TM-124.
Tipped at top to original greeting card.
Condition: Crease and corner bend. The greeting card portion is discolored and wrinkled.
This is from a rare Takemura-published group.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1256486 (stock #Koitsu223)
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$200.00
Tsuchiya Koitsu
Amano Kaguyama
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Bears round Takemura seal.
Date: 1930s. Collected after WWII but very likely from Takemura's pre-war stock.
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Koitsu catalog no.: A variant of TK-TM-134.
Tipped at top to original greeting card.
Condition: Excellent.
This is from a rare Takemura-published group. This design, in a slightly different form, has only recently been added to the Koitsu catalogue.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1255105 (stock #Hasui 183)
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$90.00
Kawase Hasui
Katada in Ohmi
Bears the oval Hasui seal.
Publisher: Watanabe.
Date: post-1970.
Size: Approximately 6.0 x 4.0 inches.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1254274 (stock #Chokosai001)
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$55.00
Chokosai Eisho
Beauty Fixing Hair
Publisher: Takemura Hideo.
Date: 1930s. Collected after WWII but very likely from Takemura's pre-war stock.
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Tipped at top to original greeting card.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Card lightly discolored.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1254267 (stock #Hiroshige054)
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$50.00
Hiroshige Ando
Seven Ri Ferry Boat Approaching Kuwana
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Bears round Takemura seal.
Date: 1930s. Collected after WWII but very likely from Takemura's pre-war stock.
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Tipped at top to original greeting card.
Condition: Very good. Card discolored with hole at back cover.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1254239 (stock #Unknown073)
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$65.00
Ueno Shinobazu Pond
This unsigned design is very similar to Ueno Shinobazu Pond by Kasamatsu Shiro.
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Bears round Takemura seal.
Date: 1930. Collected after WWII but very likely from Takemura's pre-war stock.
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Tipped at top to original greeting card
Condition: Excellent.
This is from a rare Takemura-published group that contained previously unknown Tsuchiya Koitsu prints.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1254236 (stock #Yamamoto071)
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$55.00
Artist: Yamamoto (seal)
Gotemba in Snow
Bears artist's seal.
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Bears round Takemura seal.
Date: 1930s. Collected after WWII but very likely from Takemura's pre-war stock.
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Tipped at top to original greeting card.
Condition: Print is very good. Card is discolored.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1254137 (stock #Yamamoto066)
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$65.00
Artist Yamamoto (seal)
Irises in Rain
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Bears round Takemura seal.
Date: 1930s. Collected after WWII but very likely from Takemura's pre-war stock.
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Print is tipped along its top edge to original greeting card.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Print is excellent. Card is discolored.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1253246 (stock #Hasui 182)
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Kawase Hasui
The Beach at Kaiganji in Sanuki Province, 1934.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the D seal, indicating a first edition.
Size: Oban, Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Condition: Excellent with nearly invisible tone line near left margin.
A magnificent rare print.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1252394 (stock #Koitsu145)
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Tsuchiya Koitsu
Summer Moon at Miyajima
Size: Approximately 16.75 x 11.25 inches.
Date: 1936. This edition is postwar (1950-1963).
Koitsu.com catalog no. TK-DH-036.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten. Carver: Harada. Printer: Yokoi.
Condition: Excellent. Full margins on all sides.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1252350 (stock #Saito 010)
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Kiyoshi Saito
Gate Horyu-ji Nara (B), 1970
Edition: 34/80
Size: 24 x 18 inches.
Self-published. Bears Saito watermark.
Condition: Excellent.
A solitary figure and persimmon tree beyond a magnificent temple gate. The work makes lavish use of mica highlights. Very rarely seen.