KOSON -- "White-tailed Eagle on Branch"

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Title "White-tailed Eagle on Branch"
(given name)
Date c1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Matsuki Heikichi)
(Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; strongly visible woodgrain; light "gauffrage" to eagle; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Clean front and verso. (No flaws noted.)
Full, original margins (per "kento" marks right edge and lower corner).
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-13.20 and cat. #69.
Comments A white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) sits boldly atop a branch.
PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # CG-844
Price $775 (Sold/DK)