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Calendar with Tray and Blossoming Cherry Branch, 1902 by Ayoka Yushin (1846 - 1910)

Item Number: 916570

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 916570
 
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Calendar with Tray and Blossoming Cherry Branch, 1902 by Ayoka Yushin (1846 - 1910)

Original Ayoka Yushin (1846 - 1910) Japanese Woodblock Print
Calendar with Tray and Blossoming Cherry Branch, 1902
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Ryaku-reki - Popular during the Meiji and Taisho eras, "ryaku-reki" are single page, abbreviated calendars. Most feature auspicious imagery to bring good fortune throughout the year, such as objects associated with the Seven Lucky Gods, treasures, cranes, and pines. Some include the animal of the zodiac for that year, while others depict figures or objects from daily life. These attractive designs feature the calendar inset against a vibrant red background framed by a vignette. Many include silver or gold mica accents or metallic pigment. An interesting genre of Japanese woodblocks.

Special detail - Silver mica on part of the cord tied around the bundles atop the tray.

Artist - Ayoka Yushin (1846 - 1910)
Image Size - 8 1/4" x 10 5/8"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Two vertical folds from original use. Some prints have slight soiling, a few creases, or light ink transfer from folded storage. Please see photos for details. Generally in nice condition overall.


Calendar with Tray and Blossoming Cherry Branch, 1902 by Ayoka Yushin (1846 - 1910)

Calendar with Tray and Blossoming Cherry Branch, 1902 by Ayoka Yushin (1846 - 1910)

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