Original woodblock print - Toyohara Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912) - 'Hanakurabe kaika no kotobuki' 花競之壽 (Celebrations of Enlightened Flowers in Comparison) - 1879

Description
Original woodblock print - Toyohara Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912) - 'Hanakurabe kaika no kotobuki' 花競之壽 (Celebrations of Enlightened Flowers in Comparison) - 1879
Good condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Toyohara Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912) - 'Hanakurabe kaika no kotobuki' 花競之壽 (Celebrations of Enlightened Flowers in Comparison) - 1879

Emperor with court ladies

The print depicts a luxurious setting in the palace, where the emperor and empress are receiving guests in a richly detailed scenery. Burnishing on specific black parts and embossing on white parts of the kimonos.

Size: Oban triptych, approximately 72 x 35.8 cm.

Overall condition is good, unbacked, slightly wrinkled. Please have a look at the photos for details. Will be sent with care in acid-free paper and sturdy cardboard packaging.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Material
Paper
Period
1879
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Toyohara Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912)
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
'Hanakurabe kaika no kotobuki' 花競之壽 (Celebrations of Enlightened Flowers in Comparison)
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
0.1×72×35.8 cm
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