||"Eagle with Outspread Wings"
||Private placement. Consigned by a southwest print collector/dealer.
(Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
||7 3/8 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Soft "bokashi" shading; strongly visible woodgrain; "gauffrage" (embossing) to
eagle's wings/feathers; light "gofun" highlights to wing's edges; extremely fine detailing.
||Good to Very Good. Strong colors. Clean backside. Full, original margins (note "kento"
marks right edge and lower/right corner).
(Faint mat-line top/right edges; some thinning
right/verso edge; couple tiny marks.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-13-2 and cat. #68.
||Wings outspread, this eagle is poised to pursue its prey just below. PRE-1923 earthquake
(note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923). Seldom seen image.
|| Special $375 (Sold/DK)