TOKURIKI -- "Soba Restaurant" (#7)

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Artist TOKURIKI, Tomikichiro
Title "Soba Restaurant"
(given name)
Date 1951 ("Showa 26")
(vintage printing, 1950's)
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; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Excellent colors.
Clean front and verso.
(Light wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A classic Tokuriki image--this is the "Japanese clothing" version (note the attire of the two seated customers) of a small streetside noodle restaurant.
(Clean "vintage 1950's era" prints are becoming increasingly difficult to find.)
Item # GG-304
Price $300 (Sold/JT/j52)