Auction 127, Lot 800

"[Japanese woodblock orchids]", Anon.

Subject: Botanicals

Period: 1880 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
11 x 10 inches
27.9 x 25.4 cm

Scarce and original Japanese woodblock print book about RAN (Japanese Orchids). The twenty double page woodblocks depict many different varieties of orchids in a beautifully simple style which enhances the beauty of the flower. Each is on mulberry paper and bears the title and the final orchids has the censor stamp. Original covers and title slip with paper title label. The book is 11.5 x 10" -

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Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/25/2009

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