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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1453437 (stock #Ohara295)
Era Woodblock Prints
$1,100.00
Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Magpie and Magnolia
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1931. This edition 1946-1957.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe 6 mm seal at lower left.
Shoson signature and seal lower right.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: S5.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Point-sized mark at bottom edge. A point of foxing at back right margin lin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1451606 (stock #Ohara293)
Era Woodblock Prints
$1,250.00
Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Redstarts on Flowering Cherry Branch
Image size: Approximately 13.5 x 7.25 inches.
Matte size: 19.25 x 12 inches.
Date: 1910-20.
Koson signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
The print is attached at its top corners to a matte board.
Reference: K26.5 in Koson catalog.
Condition: Matte board stained at bottom edge.
"Two Daurian redstarts (Phoenicurus auroreus) are perche...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1450707 (stock #Ohara291)
Era Woodblock Prints
$1,100.00
Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Hawk In Snow
(aka. A goshawk peers from a snow-covered pine bough) Date: 1926
Image size: Approximately 14.5 x 9.75 inches.
Frame size: 20.5 x 15.5 inches.
Date: 1910-20.
Koson signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Floated in a UV-protective glass frame.
Reference: S13.3 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson.

Condition: Excel...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1449907 (stock #Ide013)
Era Woodblock Prints
$100.00
Ide Gakusui
Chrysanthemums
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Date: 1950s-60s.
Gakusui signature and seal lower right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Woodblock print is tipped along the top edge to original 7 x 4.5-inch blank card.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1447421 (stock #Ohara289)
Era Woodblock Prints
$1,350.00
Ohara Koson
Monkey and baby reaching for reflection of the moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 15 x 7.375 inches.
Publisher: Daikokuya
Date: ca. 1910-1923.
Koson signature and seal.
Reference: K41.26 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Heavy toning at back and top margin. Matte line in image.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1445816 (stock #SeikoA012)
Era Woodblock Prints
$325.00
Aoki Seiko (b. 1880)
Red Berries and Birds (aka. Waxwings)
Size: Approximately 9.75 x 4.75 inches. 24.9 x 12 cm.
Date: ca. 1910.
Publisher: Matsumoto Print Works. Cat. #368 tag on back.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: A conservator has repaired the top edge and corner.
- Rarely seen.
The Matsumoto catalog identifies the birds as kashidori, "a noisy, quarrelsome species of jay."
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1940 item #1445497 (stock #Ohara284)
Era Woodblock Prints
$700.00
Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Two wild ducks near water; reeds behind
Size: O-tanzaku Approximately 15 x 6.75 inches.
Date: 1930s.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Shoson signature and seal.
Reference: S7.4 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Amy Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Top back has two pieces of archival tape.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1444250 (stock #Ohno021)
Era Woodblock Prints
$850.00
Ohno Bakufu
Brocade Carp (Higoi)
Series: Familiar Fishes of Japan (Dai Nihon gyorui gashu)
Size: Oban. Approximately 19.25 x 13.5 inches. Visible image: 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1938.
Edition: No. 260 (noted on back in pencil).
Publisher: Nishinomiya Shoin/Kyoto Hanga-in.
Artist's signature and seal lower right.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print employing mica highlights.
Condition: Excellent color. Some foxing in the water. Print is sealed inside m...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1443937 (stock #Ohara283)
Era Woodblock Prints
$550.00
Ohara Koson
Sparrow on a Vine of Wild Melon
Size: Chuban. Approximately 25.3 x 17.9 cm. 9.875 x 7 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Artist's signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 398). Label at back.
The signature and seal are unusual, but the contemporaneous Matsumoto catalog notes, "A most delicate and charming picture. The fine workmanship is visible in every touch. By Koson."
Reference: Not listed in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural Wor...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1443653 (stock #Ohara282)
Era Woodblock Prints
$1,900.00
Ohara Hoson (Koson)
Carp jumping for insect, wisteria above
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.625 x 10.75 inches.
Date: 1931.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Publisher's seal in right margin. Carver (Ito) and printer (Komatsu) seals in left margin.
Bear Koson's "Hoson" signature and seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso as well as the number 39.
Reference: H39.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1442938 (stock #Ogata036)
Era Woodblock Prints
$175.00
Sale Pending
Ogata Korin (1658-1716)
Crows and Moon
Date: 1920s.
Size: Approximately 4.0 x 3.0 inches
Bears the artist's seal.
"Made in Japan" stamp on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print after a design by Ogata Korin.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
Condition: Excellent. Some thinning of paper at top margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1442146 (stock #SeikoA011)
Era Woodblock Prints
$325.00
Aoki Seiko (b. 1880)
Flying Cuckoo
Size: Approximately 9.75 x 4.625 inches. 24.8 x 11.8 cm.
Date: ca. 1910.
Publisher: Matsumoto Print Works. Cat. #360 tag on back.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight creasing where publisher's original tag is attached to back. Small dash mark indentation under bird.
- Rarely seen.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1441625 (stock #Ohara280)
Era Woodblock Prints
$2,950.00
Ohara Hoson (Koson)
A Nest of Swallows
Reference: An uncatalogued design.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1930. First and only edition.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Publisher's seal in right margin. Carver (Maeda) and printer (Komatsu) seals in left margin.
Koson's "Hoson" signature and seal at lower right.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Slight fading. Light creasing through artist's seal and lower margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1441033 (stock #Ogata034)
Era Woodblock Prints
$475.00
Sale Pending
Ogata Korin (1658-1716)
Crows and Moon
Date: ca. 1920s.
Size: Approximately 8.5 x 5.5 inches.
Publisher: Hasegawa.
Bears red, rectangular Ogata Korin seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print after a design by Ogata Korin.
Condition: Excellent. Small slightly toned area at lower right edge.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1439722 (stock #Ohara273)
Era Woodblock Prints
$225.00
Ohara Koson
Birds in flight in snow
Size: Approximately 15.8 x 9.8 cm. 6.75 x 4.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Koson signature at lower right. Unsealed.
Uncatalogued. Does not appear in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: A small hole below the lower bird. Corner bends and creases. Please see photos 3 and 4.
This design is a curiosity as it is very similar to our Hiroshi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1439520 (stock #Ohara272)
Era Woodblock Prints
$150.00
Ohara Koson (?)
Three Birds (Gallinules) (Matsumoto catalog name)
Size: Approximately 14.4 x 9.0 cm. 5.75 x 3.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Sealed "Yamagishi," which may be the carver Kazue Yamagishi (1891-1984).
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 420)
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
An early and rarely seen design. Not found in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland) but similar to the artist's gallinule d...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1439304 (stock #Ohara278)
Era Woodblock Prints
$325.00
Sparrow on Hortensia (Blue Hydrangea) (aka. A Songbird Among Hydrangea)
Size: Kotanzaku. Approximately 19.4 x 9.6 cm. 7.75 x 3.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 106).
Kono Bairei seal at lower left. Bairei died in 1895, which, curiously, was before Matsumoto was in business. Matsumoto has also issued this print with a proper Koson seal. Please see an example in our last photo.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Pucker in paper...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1439203 (stock #Ohara275)
Era Woodblock Prints
$200.00
Ohara Koson
A Bird on Mokuren (Matsumoto catalog name)
Size: Approximately 14.2 x 9.0 cm. 5.625 x 3.65 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Sealed "Yamagishi," which may be the carver Kazue Yamagishi (1891-1984).
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 423)
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Small wave in paper near orignal publisher's tag at back.
An early and rarely seen design. Found in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle New...