||Koitsu TSUCHIYA (1870-1949)
||undated (ca1930--purchased in 1947)
||Private placement. Purchased 1947--consigned by family of Army Air Force serviceman
stationed in Tokyo.
||7 1/8 x 13 3/4 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to backgound and foreground; light "gauffrage" (embossing)
to racoon's fir, grasses, and crescent moon; nicely visible woodgrain to upper background;
highly detailed carving.
||Nearly Excellent. Very clean front and verso. (Very slight wear. No flaws noted.)
||Koitsu Raisonne #TK-DH-80
||A delightful nightime image. A rarely seen print.
||Special Pricing $225 (Sold/RW)