KOSON -- "Eagle on a Branch"

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Title "Eagle on a Branch"
(given name)
Date c1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/8 x 13 (visible)
(Frame 12 x 20 overall)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to snow accumulation; lightly visible woodgrain in background; extensive "gofun" pigments over-printed as falling snow; crisp key-lines, much fine detailing.
Condition Appears Excellent.
(Not examined outside frame.) (Minor glass reflections seen in images.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" #K-13.8.
Comments A bold eagle image. Nicely presented within a faux bamboo frame. Rarely seen.
Item # EG-029
Price $850 (Sold/DK)