KOSON -- "Crow on a Snowy Branch" (#5)

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Title "Crow on a Snowy Branch"
(given name)
Date ca1910-20's
Provenance Consigned by a discriminating eastcoast USA collector.
Series na
Publisher Believed to be Daikoku-ya
(Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 13 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Soft "bokashi" shading; "gauffraged" accumulation of snow; shiny black lacquer feathers; nicely visible woodgrain; very fine, crisp detailing.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside. Full, original margins.
(Slight "age-toning.")
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-5-8 (grey version).
Comments Classic Koson "crow on a branch" image. Flawless.
Item # MM-08
Price $1025 (Sold/TS)