I recently purchase a large collection of original Japanese Woodblock prints dating from the 1700's to the mid 1900's. All are original and all are from the same collection of Japanese fine arts. The collector lived in Japan before WWII and returned in 1946. He was a professor and major collector. Please see my other auctions for great Japanese antiques, original woodblock prints and other Asian items. Again, all these items are from one collection and fresh to the market.

Up for auction is an original antique Shiba Kokan Japanese Sumizuri-E woodblock print dating from 1850. Early issue and features a court lady in the palace. Great detail and design by this famous artist. Condition is very nice for its age. Has no holes, no tears, no folds, no water damage and no creases. The color is very nice. Top corners are lightly glued to the mounting paper and can easily be removed if desired. Has the info on the woodblock print written in the lower left corner. Actual woodblock print measures approx. 8 5/16 by 6 1/8 inches. Very rare original woodblock print and would look great framed. Found safely stored away for years at a recent 95 year estate of along time collector and from a smoke free home. Please check my other auctions for other Asian antique items from the same estate, including other Japanese woodblock prints. The glare spots

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