6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850), a set of three surimono
'Sankei no uchi' (Three Views), each one represented by a poet; and sixteen further surimono by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), Ryuryukyo Shinsai (c.1764-1820), Yanagawa Shigenobu II (active 1824-60), Yashima Gakutei (c.1786-1868), Katsukawa Shuntei (1770-1820), and other surimono artists, variously illustrating actors, bijin, attendants, Immortals and precious objects, one issued for the Taikogawa with their drum seal top right, another issued for the Gogawa -- the largest 8½in. x 7¼in. (21.5cm. x 18.4cm.), two mounted on paper. (19)
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