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    Sale 1298

    AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF JAPANESE PRINTS

    25 March 2003, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 50

    Eishosai Choki (late 18th-early 19th century)

    Takao sange no dan (Confessions of Takao)

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    Eishosai Choki (late 18th-early 19th century)
    Takao sange no dan (Confessions of Takao)
    The courtesan Takao seated with a tobacco set, the subtitle explaining, in a double-entendre, that the smoke does not penetrate the lonely Takao, yellow ground, signed Choki ga and published by Tsuruya Kiemon--moderate impression, faded, repaired tears, light staining and soil
    oban tate-e: 27.7 x 24.8cm.


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