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Between Ground and Underground

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kyoto, Japan, Kyoto Shoin Co.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 007445

ISBN: 4763610902

Condition: Near Fine


Printed and bound in Kyoto, Japan by Shashin Kagaku. Text in Engl;ish, Japanese and Korean. Consists of 39 square-shaped loose sheets of heavy-duty paper, almost all with color design. Sheets measure 11.75 x 11.75 inches. All sheets immensely clean. The sheets contained in a folding envelope of the same heavy-duty paper. The folding envelope with a brief inscription signed in silver ink, probably by the artist. Also included is a slipped-in prospectus in pristine conditi... View more info

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Ten'ichibo and Ooka Echizen no Kami

By: Chikashige

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Edo, Japan,

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 005511

Condition: Very Good Plus


This work is a beautiful yakusha-e (kabuki actors' print) triptych. The instant print groups four actors on a total of three sheets. Artist: Morikawa Chikashige (fl. 1869-1882). Title: Ten'ichibo and Ooka Echizen no kami, The Judgment of Ten'ichibo by magistrate Ooka, governor of Echizen. Publ.: Not deciphered but name/address of artist and of publisher believed listed in left-hand panel. Date: Meiji. Believed to be Meiji 6/1873, but possibly later. Almost certainly an e... View more info

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Ukiyo-e Print

By: Fusatane, Utagawa

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Edo, Japan, Kiya Sojiro: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 007097

Condition: Very Good


Series/Title: [Unidentified.] Artist: Utagawa Fusatane, active 1854-1888. Signature: in Toshidama cartouche, Fusatane gwa. Date given: 1860/Ansei 7, month iii intercalary. Seal: Combined date-aratame censor seal. Publisher: Kiya Sojiro. Size: WxH 10" x 14.25" (25.5 x 36 cm.) oban tate-e. Carver: Seal present but unidentified. Condition: Near excellent color, although uniformly faded to a moderate degree. Very good impression and state. An early pull with fairly c... View more info

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Toto meguro yuhigaoka. Twilight Hill at Meguro. Ukiyo-e

By: Hiroshige

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Edo, Japan, Tsuta-ya Kichizo: 1858

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 005500

Condition: Very Good


Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fuji Sanju-Rokkei) is the title of two series of woodblock prints by the Japanese ukiyo-e artist Ando Hiroshige, depicting Mount Fuji in differing seasons and weather conditions from a variety of different places and distances. The 1852 series are in landscape orientation; the 1858 series are in portrait orientation. The print being offered is from the 1858 series, apparently number 10 in the series. Artist: Hiroshige, 1797-1858. Title: To... View more info

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Okazaki, 39th station, yahagi no hashi-te (Yahagi Bridge)

By: Hiroshige

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Edo, Japan, Tsuta-ya Kichizo: 1855

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 005501

Condition: Very Good


The print being offered is from the 1855 series, Pictures of Famous Places on the Fifty-three Stations, also known as the Vertical Tôkaidô, i.e., in portrait orientation. Artist: Hiroshige, 1797-1858. Title: Okazaki, 39th station, yahagi no hashi-te (Yahagi Bridge). Series: Gojûsan tsugi meisho zue (Pictures of Famous Places on the Fifty-three Stations). Medium: Ukiyo-e. Woodblock Print. Date seal: nengetsu 1855 hare (Ansei 2), month 7. This is believed to be an early... View more info

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Kubi-hiki (tug-of-war)

By: Utagawa

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Edo, Japan,

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 005514

Condition: Very Good Minus


Unknown artist. Possibly Yokohama school but more likely Utagawa school. Kubi-hiki (tug-of-war). This is a single sheet from a Meiji Era triptych. Believed circa 1880s. HxW 14x9.25 inches. Oban tate-e. No date seal or other date indicator present on this sheet, thus almost certainly the center panel of the triptych. No signature or toshidama cartouche. Depicts three pairs of actors in costume. One actor in robe is decorated with bamboo and sparrows combined. The pairing ... View more info

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Utagawa Kunimasa IV Actor Print

By: Utagawa Kunimasa IV

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Hasegawa Sonokichi: 1890

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 006268

Condition: Very Good Minus


Artist: Utagawa Kunimasa IV 1848-1920. Series/Title: Possibly from the series atari kyogen haiyu ude kurabe, but that series title does not appear on the print. Actor print. Size: HxW 14.4 x 9.3 inches, each of three panels of a triptych. Oban tate-e. Date: 1890 (Meiji 23) Signed: Oju Kochoro ga, with toshidama seal. Publisher: Hasegawa Sonokichi. Address of publisher contained within cat-shaped cartouche: Tokyo Nihonbashi Kotenmacho Sanchome 17-banchi . Colors: Excellen... View more info

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Utagawa Kunimasa IV Actor Print

By: Utagawa Kunimasa IV

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Daikokuya Kinzaburo:

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 006269

Condition: Very Good


Artist: Utagawa Kunimasa IV 1848-1920. Series/Title: Unserialized actor print. Size: HxW 14 x 9.4 inches, each of three panels of a triptych. Oban tate-e. Date: Date seal is present but does not correspond to any listings in Andreas Marks. This probably indicates a date after 1875. Signed: Kunimasa hitsu. Publisher: Uncertain but believed to be Daikokuya Kinzaburo. Seal name Dai. Flourished 1863 to 1881 [or 1887]. Colors: Excellent colors, somewhat understated but not mu... View more info

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The Battle between the Minamoto and Taira clans at Yajima [1185]

By: Yoshitoshi

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Edo, Japan, 1865

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 005516

Condition: Very Good


Title: The battle between the Minamoto and Taira clans at Yajima [1185]. Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-92). Signed: Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi ga. Note that early on Yoshitoshi took the secondary "studio" name Ikkaisai and that 1865 was the last year when he used that studio name on a regular basis, although he used it occasionally after 1865. Date: date seal Kei-o 1(1865) and publisher cartouche. By 1865 Yoshitoshi was ranked tenth most popular Ukiyo-e artist in th... View more info