HASUI -- "Set of 24 Doll Prints"

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Artist Hasui KAWASE
Title "The Japanese Dolls -- Gyoso Ningyo, 24 Plates"
(titled only in English)
Date 1935, First Edition
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Army serviceman stationed in Tokyo 1952-53.
Series na
Publisher Meiji-Shobo Publisher
(Tokyo, 1930-55)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size Each print 8 1/4 x 9 1/4
(Case 11/14 x 13 1/4 overall)
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; extensive "gauffrage" (embossing); metallic pigments; highly detailed carving. A few prints with "burnishing" or "mica."
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Excellent colors. Very clean.

(Slight toning; a few prints some light scattered foxing.)
Still within original boxed "Presentation Case."
(Silk-bound outer cover has torn along seam -- prints inside are as printed.)
(Stock photos.)
Rarely seen as FULL set.
Reference/Illus Hotei #Hd-01 to Hd-24.
Comments A complete set of 24 "Doll Prints" by Meiji-Shobo Publisher dating to 1935.
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Item # JY-01
Price $2800 Special (SOLD/PB)
(was $3,600 Set)