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Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 134

3 Framed Japanese Woodblock Prints

Estimate: $200 - $400

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"Weaving - Showa Occupation Series Volume 2" (1956) print by Sanzo Wada (1883 - 1967). Artwork measures 13 3/4" x 10" by sight and is in excellent condition. Wooden frame measures 19 1/8" by 15 7/8" x 1" and is likewise excellent. Largest shipping item. Extract from Hokusai Manga Volume 13 (1849) by Katsushika Hokusai (1760 - 1849). Woodblock print on tinted paper. Artwork generally fine given its age, with the exception of a red stain at the bottom of the piece. Art measures approximately 5 1/8" x 7 1/4" by sight. Wooden frame in excellent condition. Utagawa Kunisada II aka Toyokuni IV (1823 - 1880) print depicting unfurled scroll. Artwork measures approximately 4" x 5 1/2" by sight and is in excellent condition, as is its wooden frame. Not inspected out of frames. From the carefully curated collection of a Pan Am flight attendant, in service between the years of 1954 and 1984. Her many travels took her through Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the South Pacific. Keywords: ukiyo-e, wood cut, weavers, Japan, Japanese, Showa, Edo, Meiji, era, period, art

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