ANTIQUE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTED MAP AND SLIPCASE - MEIJI
Nikko oyama no ezu (Pictorial Illustration of the Nikko mountains)
Antique Japanese Woodblock Printed Map - Nikko oyama no ezu (Pictorial Illustration of the Nikko mountains)- Meiji -Hand-colored in mustard yellow, red and blue - Fine map of the famous pilgrimage site, complete with pictorial temples and shrines labeled, roads and towns indicated. Publisher notation to the lower left (Unread), single sheet, original fold lines. Slips into original slipcase. Condition: Very Good, as would be commensurate with age, handwritten on the Slipcase in pencil, 'Map of Nikko', light soil to slipcase.
Size: 25 in. x 18 1/2 in.
Item #: MT-J11553
PRICE: $ 250.00
ANTIQUE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK MUSHA-E (WARRIOR) PRINT DIPTYCH
Toyokuni III/ Utagawa Kunisada - 1852 -Battle Scene
Original Japanese Woodblock Oban Tate-e Musha -e (Warrior)Diptych - Battle scene - Toyokuni III / Utagawa Kunisada -1852 - Samurai preparing to attack a castle on the hilltop above; rolling hills landcape with a Castle above and Samurai below carrying Polearms and Katana, banners flying in the wind. Signed: Kochoro Toyokuni ga both sheets; Publisher: Tsutsaya Kichizo. Excellent color and detail; backed with thin old calligraphy paper as shown; couple of small holes repaired from the reverse, not noticeable.
Size: 20 in. x 14 1/2 in.
Item #: MT-J11504
PRICE: SOLD THANK YOU
ANTIQUE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK COMICAL (GIGA-E) PRINT TRIPTYCH
Yoshiiku Utagawa - 1860 - Imps
Antique Japanese Oban Tate-e Triptych, Niskiki-e Comical (Giga-e) Woodblock Print - Yoshiiku Utagawa, 1860- Title: Kane kinchaku ojime no zendama ( Virtuous imps vying for the purse strings of a Nouveau-riche.Upper class beauties and Samurai at leisure, surrounded by evil spirits. The humanoid characters, dressed only in their underwear, incite iolence and immorality, influencing the people around them. The people oblivious to their presence as the ‘spirits’ climb on them, tugging at their sleeves and arms or sitting on their shoulders. Signed: Ikkeisai Yoshiiku giga (Drawn in fun); Publisher: Hirookaya Kôsuke; Censor’s Seal: Saru jû aratame (examined 10th mo. Year of the Monkey (1860). Condition: Excellent color and detail, excellent bleedthrough; three
panels, not attached; slight paper remnants on each panel reverse, small holes and thinning at edges, repaired and blend well; light soil, creasing, all commensurate with age. Unusual Print that will display beautifully!
Size: 28 1/4 in. x 14 in.
Item #: MT-J11509
PRICE: $ 250.00
ANTIQUE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK LARGE FORMAT PRINT DIPTYCH
Toyokuni III / Utagawa Kunisada - 1854 - SUMO
Original Japanese Woodblock Oban Tate-e Large Format Diptych - SUMO - Toyokuni III / Utagawa Kunisada -1854 - Title: The Sumo Wrestler Characters Nuregami Chogoro and Hanaregoma Choichi, Signed: Kochoro Toyokuni ga in a yellow toshidama cartouche; Publisher: Shimiuya Naojiro; Condition: Very good color and detail, excellent bleed through, separate sheets, not backed, edges slightly frayed, light soil, one corner uneven, all would be commensurate with age. Great SUMO print!