||KOSON (Shoson OHARA)
||1926 (pre-War printing--not new.)
||Private placement. Consigned by family of Army serviceman
Col.Tom Y. Horton stationed in Tokyo 1946-47.
||6 5/8 x 9 3/4 ("chuban")
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to background;
light "gauffrage" (embossing) reeds, feathers and water;
highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
||Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
(Light toning; slight wear.)
||Uncatalogued (not in "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias")
||Delightful image of mallard landing in front of snow-ladden reeds.
||Reduced Special $200