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Beauties Writing Poem Slips, 1877 by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

Item Number: 899061

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 899061
 
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Beauties Writing Poem Slips, 1877 by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

Original Meiji era Japanese Woodblock Print
Beauties Writing Poem Slips, 1877

Comments - Attractive scene of beauties in an Imperial palace writing poem slips, the woman at right pausing with a brush in hand as she considers her verse. Low lacquer tables on the floor between the women hold ink stones, with a white tray of sweets nearby. Glass windows on either side open onto a view into another room, where the Emperor sits on a platform with his face concealed behind a blind, a flowering cherry tree extending from the garden at left. An attractive design with an intricately detailed setting. Includes light embossing on the white kimono collars.

Artist - Meiji era artist (unsigned)
Image Size - 13 7/8" x 9 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Horizontal centerfold. Creasing, slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.


Beauties Writing Poem Slips, 1877 by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

Beauties Writing Poem Slips, 1877 by Meiji era artist (unsigned)

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