KOSON -- "Two Snipes at Waterfront"

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Title "Two Snipes at Waterfront"
(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 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Soft "bokashi" shading; deep "gauffrage" to outline of birds and feathers; strong woodgrain visible; fine detailing.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Clean backside. Full, original margins (per "kento" marks). (Minor paper residues one verso edge; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-24-5.
Comments Delightful water's edge "kacho-e" image. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # DG-533
Price $750