||"Geisha of the Gion District"
||Taisho or early-Showa Era (ca1910 to early 1930's).
||Found in a tiny Kyoto antique store (October 2003).
||A variety of "Scenes of Kyoto."
||Unknown--however, likely of Kyoto area.
||Block size: Approx 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 (x 3/4 thick).
||Very Fine. Block's front "black key-block" face showing. (Uncarved backside.)
||Very Good to Excellent.
(Normal printing wear, but in remarkably fine condition.)
||Quite an unusual find. An early, hand-carved cherrywood woodblock--Taisho or early Showa period carving. Seldom available.