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    Sale 5358

    Christie's Interiors

    15 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 189

    Five Japanese triptychs and a diptych, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

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    Five Japanese triptychs and a diptych, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    the woodblock prints by Rosetsu, Kuniomi, Sainen, Yoshishige and Yoshitoshi depicting legendary scenes with samurai warriors in combat on land and at sea and in a ceremonial audience, Yoshitsune practicing sword fencing with a group of tengu, and Urashima on the back of a minogame, all framed and glazed. (6)

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