KOSON -- "Crow on a Snowy Branch" (#6)

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Title "Crow on a Snowy Branch"
(given name)
Date ca1910-20's
Series na
Publisher Believed to be Daikoku-ya
(Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 3/4 x 13 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine.
Soft "bokashi" shading; deeply "gauffraged" accumulation of snow; shiny black lacquer highlights to feathers; distinctly visible woodgrain; very fine, crisp detailing. Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso margin.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside. Full, original margins.
(Slight "age-toning.")
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-5.7, cat# 48 (grey version).
Comments Classic Koson "crow on a branch" image. Flawless.
Item # FW-01
Price Bi-Weekly Special $725 SOLD
(Reg $950)