Daikokuya -- "Birds/Flowers/Bamboo" Poem Slips (in Blue) (FOUR)

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Artist unsigned
Title "Birds/Flowers/Bamboo"
Poem Slips (in Blue)
Date c1910-23
Provenance Obtained via dealer contact (from Boston, MA dealer active 1920's to 1933--store now closed).
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Matsuki Heikichi) (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer "Rabbit seal"
Image Size 3 1/4 x 10 1/4 (each print)
("tanzaku" poem slip format)
12 1/2 x 10 1/4 (full sheet)
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed, crisp lines. Full original margins (note "kento" marks bottom margin edge and bottom corner).
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
Clean front and verso.
(Light toning; few scattered marks.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Original Meiji-era uncut set-of-4 vintage "tanzaku" (narrow "poem slip" format) prints of birds/flowers/bamboo designs done as "azuri-e" (shades of blue).
PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # Available NOW as EG-711C;
(EG-711B Sold/RK;
EG-711 Sold/FS)
Price $140 (set-of-4)
(Guaranteed 90+ years old)