13 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 1,800
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Asakusa-tambo, Torinomachi-mode [Asakusa Rice Fields during the Cock Festival], from the series Meisho Edo hyakkei [One Hundred Views of Famous Places of Edo], signed Hiroshige ga, published by Uoya Eikichi, some mica highlights, very good impression, faded and toned, tape on verso, slightly yellowed
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