Sunday, October 17, 2021
LOT #139

Shima Seien (Japanese, 1892-1970) "Heroine Yugiri" Woodblock Print

c.1924, signed upper left, depicting a courtesan including an elaborate hair piece having areas of “bokashi” shading; together with (3) Japanese prints including a collotype after Eshin-Sodzu depicting an apparition of the Buddha; a reprint of Hiroshi Yoshida “Fujiyama from Miko”; and a print depicting a female figure sitting on an architectural structure with a blossoming tree in the foreground

Estimate: $200 - $300

Hammer Price: $250

Dimensions: Height: 18 inches, Width: 11 1/2 inches (full sheet)

Condition: Very Good, areas of foxing on front and back; some areas show through the front and are visible on the headdress; areas of foxing to collotype and its sleeve

Shipping: Quote Shipping

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

Approximate Sale Time: Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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