TOKURIKI -- "Soba Restaurant" (#6)

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Title "Soba Restaurant"
(given name)
Date 1951 ("Showa 26")
(vintage printing, pre-1957)
Provenance Obtained as a 2-print set via Tokyo source.
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 1/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to tree, curtains, and building; nicely over-printed streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
Obtained (as pair of prints) still lightly "tipped" into original folders.
(No flaws noted.)
(Stock photos--virtually identical as shown.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A classic Tokuriki image--this is the "western clothing" version (note the attire of the two seated customers) of a small streetside noodle restaurant.
Item # GG-215
Price $225 (To be sold with
GG-214 "Soba Cart" as a 2-print set at $425)