Asian Art - Antique & Decorative

Eleven Japanese 19th Century Woodblock Printed Books –...

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Start price: £100

Estimated price: £100 - £200

Auction house commission: 20%

Eleven Japanese 19th Century Woodblock Printed Books – Various. A mixture of eleven books of various sizes containing illustrations and calligraphy.

Including (according to existing notes): A drawing instruction book, Ehon entei kun, New Years Day Illustrated by Tsutomu Ema, Shichi Ko So Den Zue (ex. Christie’s, London September 1999), Sukiya Hin Agata – Models of Sukiya style architecture, Gojin Furisode (c. 1840), A storey book comprising several volumes bound together, partially colour-printed (counted as one item here), Japanese Mon Brush Painting by Yonezo af Fushimi-cho (1871), A book about weaving.

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