KOSON -- "Eagle with Outspread Wings"

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Title "Eagle with Outspread Wings"
(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. Soft "bokashi" shading; strong woodgrain visible; light "gofun" highlights to wing's edges; extremely fine detailing.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Clean backside. Full, original margins (note "kento" marks right edge and lower corner). (Slight waviness bottom edge--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-13-2 and cat. #68.
Comments Wings outspread, this eagle is poised to pursue its prey just below. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # DG-176
Price $895 (Reserved/HS)