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

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Artist unsigned
Title "Birds/Flowers"
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 (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 3 1/4 x 10 1/4 (EACH print)
("tanzaku" poem slip format)
6 1/4 x 10 1/4 (PAIR 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. No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Original Meiji-era uncut set-of-2 vintage "tanzaku" (narrow "poem slip" format) prints of birds/flowers designs done as "azuri-e" (shades of blue).
PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # EG-713
Price $75 (set-of-2)
(Guaranteed 90+ years old)