KOSON -- "Siberian Bluechat above Snow-coverd Peony"

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Title "Siberian Bluechat above Snow-coverd Peony"
(given name)
Date ca1930's (listed in Watanabe's 1936 Catalogue)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Red "6mm seal" (lower left)
(used only 1946-57)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to straw background; lightly "gauffraged" snow accumulation; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Very Good+++. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Thin tape residues verso corners; few scattered marks; light wear.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S-26.1; Watanabe's 1936 Catalogue.
Comments Delightful wintertime image of a snow-covered peony against a jet-black background of falling snowflakes.
Item # DG-343
Price $550 (Reserved/JR)