KOSON -- "Basket of Flowers"

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Title "Basket of Flowers"
(given name)
Date 1932 (1946-57 printing.)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Red "6mm-seal" (lower right corner)
(used only 1947-57)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" to basket's weaving and flowers; deeply saturated background color; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Very clean front and verso. (Few surface scratches--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus Watanbe 1936 Catalogue #O-49; "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S43.1.
Comments Colorful flower basket set against a deeply saturated midnight-blue background.
Item # DG-414
Price $575