Sunday, October 17, 2021
LOT #140

Tohohara Chikanobu (Japanese, 1838-1912) "Hatsu-Uma" Woodblock Triptych

1895, signed upper right quadrant of right triptych having Japanese characters in a cartouches stamped lower left quadrant of left triptych, all (3) prints having “bokashi” shading are affixed to tri-fold mat; depicting a samurai holding a falcon and his female consort having elaborate floral headdress and kimono walking towards an event held in a large architectural structure, followed by another samurai bearing a standard and leading (3) other warriors, the last of whom is holding a “taiko” (big drum); together with a single print by the same artist dated 1898, signed lower right quadrant, depicting (2) women feeding koi in a pond with an architectural structure and landscape in the background, tipped into a folding paper mat

Estimate: $200 - $300

Hammer Price: $125

Dimensions: Height: 14 inches, Width: 28 inches (entire triptych - excluding middle piece's margins)

Condition: Very Good, light foxing and repair to lower left corner of left triptych, repairs to upper right and left corners of central triptych and slight creasing to upper left edge of right triptych; possible water damage across entire upper quadrant; light dirt accumulation

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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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