Asian Art - Antique & Decorative

Lot 345:

Six Japanese 18th Century Illustrated Woodblock Printed Books.

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Start price: £150

Estimated price: £150 - £250

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Six Japanese 18th Century Illustrated Woodblock Printed Books.

All six volumes comprise almost entirely illustrations with minimal calligraphy, including: Ehon Kusa Nishiki (Picture Book of Brocade of Grass) by Sekkosai Kitao Tatsunobu (1764), Gashi Kaiyo (Essentials of Painting History) volume 5 by Shunboku (1753). 18cm x 27cm.

Provenance: From the collection of the late Brian Page (1938-2018), the well-known Oriental art and antiques dealer from Brighton.

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