Shin-hanga & Modern artist (unsigned) Original Japanese Stencil Print
Ultimate Clearance - $14.50!
Thousands of prints sell every year in the Fuji Arts clearance. Savvy shoppers enjoy buying both originals and old reprints at just $24.99. And who wouldn't? It's fun to shop, the cost is low, and before you know it, exciting new prints show up at your doorstep.
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Kurotani Washi Japanese Paper Making Process Print Series - Fascinating series of stencil prints depicting the many steps involved to produce washi or traditional Japanese paper. The town of Kurotani near Kyoto is famous for their washi. The raw materials used to produce washi are kozo (the inner bark of mulberry trees), mitsumata, and gampi. The laborious process involves gathering branches, soaking and trimming them, removing the bark and separating out the inner fibers, and pounding and stretching the fibers. Fermented hibiscus root is added to the mix as a natural paste, and the fibers are floated on a bath of water. A worker carefully lifts a screen beneath the fibers to catch them, forming a sheet of paper. Sheets are laid out to dry on wood. Washi is traditionally used for woodblock prints and sumi ink calligraphy, and these designs are printed on washi with three deckle (natural) edges. An intriguing look at this ancient process that is still being used today.
Artist - Shin-hanga & Modern artist (unsigned)
Image Size - Image size varies, page size approximately 13 1/4" x 10 1/4"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Vertical fold in margin. Some prints have a few creases. Please see photos for details.
In order to purchase from our Ultimate Clearance, you must purchase a minimum of $25 worth of prints. This means, that you can either buy Ultimate Clearance prints as a group or simply purchase a single Ultimate Clearance print as well as any other normally priced item from our listings.
All prints offered in our Ultimate Clearance are Japanese woodblock prints - either original or reprints (please see photos, reprints are obvious). All of our woodblock prints are printed from wood blocks produced by hand. When we offer these prints so inexpensively, we do not offer any description or condition report - we have to let our excellent photos do all the talking, so be sure to look carefully at the photos.
While you're shopping, keep in mind that some condition issues could simply be framed out, some could be easily repaired, and others just allow you to enjoy owning a 19th century original at a bargain price. Of course, many prints are in excellent condition, just needing to be cleared out.
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