4846 - 4921 FINE ARTS - JAPANESE PRINTS, DRAWINGS and ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ORIENTAL and TRIBAL ARTS
= From the ehon Kyosai gadan (4 vols.) (1887, Iwamoto Shun).
AND 2 others by the same from the same work.
- Contents very fine. Paper over covers rubbed/ sl. worn.
= Beautiful facsimile woodcut reprint of the original work published in 1784. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIII.
- With a few repairs.
Anonymous (20th cent?). (Erotic scene) Indian miniature, gouache on paper, 26x19 cm. (leaf), 20th cent.(?), with annotations on verso.
- Sl. yellowed; paper sl. thin on spot in upper right corner.
= Provenance: Polak Works of Art (1999). Also showing 4 similar painted ornaments (recto and verso). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIV.
= Nicely preserved and attractive drawing. Probably late 16th cent., according to the previous owner.
- Closed holes and tears.
= From the ehon Kishi enpu (Mr Aoi's Chronicle of Charm) (Osaka, ±1803).
- Occas. sl. creased.
- Both w. a vague horizontal middle fold.
= Part of Michiyuki koi no futosao (Love scenes from kabuki plays) (1800).
= From the Ehon takara no itosuji.
- Fine copy.
= Later edition. Part of a series of 5 volumes with various design examples. This volume shows various patterns and designs for textiles.
- Tipped onto mount
- One piece of the outer border line gone.
- Wrappers rubbed, contents fine.