||"Sanpoji Pond, Shakuji"
("Sanpoji Ike, Shakuji")
||1930, October ("early edition" printing)
||Private placement. Consigned by a discriminating German collector.
||unsealed (not uncommon from Watanabe Publisher--clearly on "old paper")
||9 1/2 x 14 1/4
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to
moon and pond's lily-pads; crisp key-lines, highly detailed carving.
||Appears Very Good++.
Very good colors. Clean front and verso.
(Margins slightly trimmed; slight paper remnants verso top.)
||Narazaki #312; Hotei #199.
||An evocative early evening scene. Seldom seen print.
(Images provided by consignor.)