KOSON --"Chicks Fighting Over a Worm" (#2)

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Title "Chicks Fighting Over a Worm" (given name)
Date c1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/8 x 13 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Skillful "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to chicks; extremely fine detailing.
Condition Good to Very Good. Clean front and verso. (Bumped right edge; two pin-holes (lower/left); few scattered marks; light toning.) Full, original margins.
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-38-3 and cat. #122a.
Comments A delightful image, five little chicks fighting over a tasty treat. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923). The original drawing and painting for this design are known.
Item # AP-21
Price $495