Bakufu ONO -- "Flower Basket with Red Maple"

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Artist Bakufu ONO
Title "Flower Basket with Red Maple" (given name)
Date 1952
Series na
Publisher Kyoto Hanga-in
Seal, Carver/Printer Kituta/Shinagawa
Image Size 10 1/2 x 15 1/4 ("dai-oban" (large oban))
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to flowers, basket/base and background; "gauffrage" (embossing) to flowers; shiny pigment highlights to flowers; "burnishing" to black edge of wooden base; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Very slight wear; light toning.) Available with original over-matting if desired.
Reference/Illus na
Comments An attractive and very colorful mixed flower basket with Japanese red maple added. A vintage print--side margin reads "Printed 1952."
Item # DG-719
Price $275