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Date of this item: 1884 1884 1884
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Monday, January 17, 2005

Title Monster Cat at Saga - Setsu Getsu Ka
Artist Chikanobu Toyohara 1838-1912
Signature yoshu Chikanobu hitsu
Dated 1884
Publisher Kobayashi Tetsujiro
Impression excellent
Colors excellent c shomen-zuri patterns on the black kimono
Condition excellent - very good c light toning, right edge reinforced, lower left corner thin, backing partially removed.
Description From the series, "Setsu Getsu Ka" (Snow Flower Moon), one of Chikanobu's best series. No.15. "Hizen" The flower petals shower by the gale caused by the monster cat of Saga.
Format Oban tate-e
Width 9.4 inches = 24.0 cm
Height 14.0 inches = 35.5 cm
ChikanobuYoshu-SnowMoonFlower- #15 - Hizen Province - Saga flowers and the mysterious cat of the inner garden- 1.jpg is:

Guaranteed original Japanese woodblock print by the ukiyo-e artist Chikanobu. Subject: Samurai & woman with cat above. Date: 1884. Excellent color & impresion. Oban design measures 9.25" x 14". Finely printed with black lacquer details in Samurai's kimono. Some dirt-traces in margins. Light album backing.

Artist Chikanobu
Title #15 - Hizen Province - Saga flowers and the mysterious cat of the inner garden
Series Snow, Moon and Flower
Signed Yoshu Chikanobu hitsu
Date c. 1884
Publisher Kobayashi Tetsujiro
Format Oban (9 5/8" X 14 1/2")
Impression Fine; lacquer
Condition Excellent color
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