Hand-Carved Cherrywood Woodblock -- "Kiyomizu Temple"

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Artist Unknown.
Title "Kiyomizu Temple"
(given name)
Date Taisho or early-Showa Era (ca1910 to early 1930's).
Provenance Found in a tiny Kyoto antique store (October 2003).
Series A variety of "Scenes of Kyoto."
Publisher Unknown--however, likely of Kyoto area.
Seal, Carver/Printer Unknown artisan.
Image Size Block size: Approx 5 x 6 3/4 (x 3/4 thick).
Impression Very Fine. Block's front "black key-block" face showing. Also carved on BACKside (back being a differently-carved "color" block).
Condition Very Good to Excellent.
(Normal printing wear, but in remarkably fine condition.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Quite an unusual find. An early, hand-carved cherrywood woodblock--Taisho or early Showa period carving. Seldom available.
Item # BG-453
Price $225 (Sold)