KOSON -- Sparrow and Chicks, Falling Blossoms

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Title "Sparrow and Chicks, Falling Blossoms" (given name)
Date c1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading throughout; clearly visible woodgrain; sharp key-lines, much fine detailing.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside. Full, original margins (note "kento" mark right edge). (Faint mat-line right image edge.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-33.5.
Comments A beautiful and highly detailed Koson image. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # BG-144
Price $550 (Reserved)