Meiji Fan Print -- "Beauty before Mirror"

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Artist unread
Title "Beauty before Mirror"
(given name)
Date ca1880-90's
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 5/8 x 9 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; deep "gauffrage" (embossing) to black mirror frame and woman's collar; extensive silver metallic pigments; "burnishing" to black hair area; highly detailed carving.
(VIEW representative verso "bleed-through.")
Condition Very Good++. Excellent colors.
(Original binding-holes right edge; few scattered marks; light wear; corner wear.)
Full, original margins.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Original Meiji-era "ishihan" (fan) print circa 1880-90's. Salesman's sample with item number in lower/left corner. Exquisitely printed with much attention to details.
Rarely seen original print.
Item # DG-866
Price $175 (Sold/SW)
Not a recent print--guaranteed 110+ years old.