5 - 7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 6,000
SUZUKI HARUNOBU (1724 - 1770)
A young girl looks down fondly on a chabozu [tea-boy] who has dropped his brush and nodded off while leaning on his tea-mill, signed Harunobu ga, very good impression, colours with some oxidation, slight fold in left edge
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Another impression of this design is illustrated in Margaret Gentles, The Clarence Buckingham Collection of Japanese Prints, vol.II, (The Art Institute of Chicago, 1965), no.142
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