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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 280

    UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI II (1777 - 1835)

    UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI II (1777 - 1835)
    RYURYUKYO SHINSAI (1764 - 1820)
    KOITSU SONSAI (ACT. 1825 - 1835)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI II (1777 - 1835)
    RYURYUKYO SHINSAI (1764 - 1820)
    KOITSU SONSAI (ACT. 1825 - 1835)
    The actor Ichikawa Danjuro VII on horseback in the role of Soga no Goro, signed Toyokuni ga, toshidama seal, good impression, colours and condition, wormhole repair in lower right-hand corner, traces of previous mounting to back; an egoyomi surimono of Hina dolls in a box, signed Shinsai, good impression and colours, slight soiling; and three other surimono including a Meiji period copy
    Various sizes (5)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR