KOSON -- "Roaring Tiger, Crescent Moon" (#4)

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Title "Roaring Tiger, Crescent Moon"
(given name)
Date ca1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/2 x 13 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; extremely fine detailing; strongly visible "woodgrain" to backqround.
Condition Excellent. Clean front and verso. Full, original margins (per "kento" marks lower/right and right edge).
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-41.6 and cat. #134.
Comments Superb, bold image. Flawless. PRE-1923 earthquake (Note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923). VERY RARELY seen.)
Item # EG-044
Price $1650 (Reserved/PB)
(Our FINAL copy)