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|Notes (this edition)|
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
|Friday, 1 December 2006
Title Cherry Blossom Viewing - Ladies of Chiyoda Palace
Artist Chikanobu Toyohara 1838-1912
Signature yoshu Chikanobu
Seal artist's seal
Publisher Fukuda Kumajiro
Medium/Technique Woodblock print
Impression fair … embossed
Colors excellent - very good … burnishing
Condition good - fair … the right and the middle sheets pasted together, slightly soiled, album backing partially removed. Middle Sheet: red ink stains. Right Sheet: a separation (2 inch long) at the top end of the seam, a tear (1 inch long) at the top edge, red ink stains on the middle face and on the lower area.
Description "Chiyoda no Oh-oku" (The Ladies of Chiyoda Palace). Court ladies are enjoying the cherry blossoms and games at a park.
Format 3 Oban tate-e
Width Item 28.0 inches = 71.0 cm
Height Item 14.0 inches = 35.5 cm
|Monday, 1 August 2005
Triptych: Cherry Blossom Time at Chiyoda Castle.
Format: Oban triptych: each sheet 14" x 9" approx
Subject: A picture of the ladies of Chiyoda Castle variously enjoying the Cherry blossom viewing and playing Blind Man's Bluff. The best site for the Cherry blossom viewing is partitioned off for the ladies with red and white awnings decorated with the Tokugawa mon.
Publisher: Fukuda Kumajiro
Condition: Very slightly trimmed. Retains Japanese album backing paper on verso. Minor offsetting, soils, marks and flaws. Generally good state.
|Sunday, 24 July 2005
Artist : Chikanobu
Format : Oban Tate-e Triptych 28.25ins by 14.5ins
Date : 1894
Series : The Inner Halls of the Palace.
Description : The ladies from the Inner Halls of the palace on an outing to see the cherry blossom.
Publisher :Fukuda Kumajiro
Condition : A vertical fold-mark with areas of paper loss to right edge of left sheet, damage to right edge of centre sheet, otherwise generally fair impression, colour and condition.
FORMAT: Oban – triptich.
SIZE: 14. By 9.75. Ins. Approx
SERIES: Ladies of the inner hall of the Shogun palace – Ooku.
DESCRIPTION: Cherry Blossoms Party.
PUBLISHER: Fukuda Kumajiro.
CONDITION: Very good impression, colour and condition. Vertical center-fold on center sheet. Retains Japanese album backing.