KOSON -- Parrot on Flowering Plum

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Title "Parrot on Flowering Plum" (given name)
Date c1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/2 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Exceptional. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; white "gofun" highlights to parrot's feathers; extremely fine detailing.
Condition Very Good+++. Excellent colors. Clean backside. Full, original margins. (Slight "bumping" lower left corner, few minor small wrinkles--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-36.1.
Comments A beautiful and highly detailed Koson image. Rarely seen. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # CG-879
Price $850 (Sold)