Asian Art - Antique & Decorative

Seven Volumes Japanese 18th Century Illustrated Woodblock Printed...

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Start price: £150

Estimated price: £150 - £250

Auction house commission: 20%

Seven Volumes Japanese 18th Century Illustrated Woodblock Printed Books – Sukenobu.

Provenance: Purchased by Brian Page from Christie’s, London, in October 1978. From the collection of the late Brian Page (1938-2018), the well-known Oriental art and antiques dealer from Brighton.

Five volumes each have a note in Brian Page’s writing:

1) SUKENOBU, EHON CHITOSEYAMA, VOL 3 OF 3, 1767.

2) SUKENOBU, EHON OGURAYAMA, VOL 1 OF 3.

3) SUKENOBU, EHON IKE NO AWAZU, VOL 1 OF 3.

4) SUKENOBU, EHON IKE NO KOKORO, VOL 2 OF 3.

5) SUKENOBU, VOL 2 OF 3.

They comprise almost entirely illustrations, mostly diptychs. 16cm x 23cm.