18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,000
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
Prince Soncho (D. 1852) and Monk Shoyo
Prince Soncho's letter to Monk Shoyo and Shoyo's calligraphy Ryu (dragon)
Letter signed, dated and addressed Nigatsu juichinichi (2.11) ... Daisojo, calligraphy signed Shinzan daisojo Shoyo, sealed Daisojo, Shoyo and Kichi... shoshu
Letter and calligraphy mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on paper
Letter: 13 x 19¾ in. (33 x 50.2); calligraphy: 12½ x 20¾in. (31.7 x 52.7cm.)
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Prince Soncho was the son-in-law of Emperor Kokaku and lived in Chion'in Temple in Kyoto.
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