KOSON -- "Chicks Fighting Over a Worm"

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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 3/8 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Skillful "bokashi" shading; extremely fine detailing.
Condition Very Good++. Clean front and verso. (Bumped lower/left edge; light toning at top.) Full, original margins (per "kento" marks right edge and lower corner).
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 # CG-747
Price $450