C1895 Okura Koto, Rare Antique 19thc Japanese Woodblock Print, Sino-japanese War
This item has been shown 1 times.
C1895 Okura Koto, Rare Antique 19thc Japanese Woodblock Print, Sino-japanese War:
c1895 OKURA KOTO, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT, SINO-JAPANESE WAR
'THE JAPANESE SPIRIT' SERIES, SCOUT HIGASHIBATA RINPEI
An original Japanese woodblock print, byOkura Koto(active circa 1894-1905),depicting one of the heroes of the Sino-Japanese War, and from the series entitled 'The Spirit of Japan', published by Hasegawa Sumi.
This interesting and rarely seen series are bold designs of soldiers in action, this one entitled 'The Scout Higashibata Rinpei, Though Seriously Wounded, Bravely Routs the Enemy Soldiers'.
This fine print on hand made paper, issigned in black with two red seals.
The artist Okura Koto was a student of Ogata Gekkō(1859–1920), and his style is very reminiscent of his master's, drawn with fluid calligraphic line work and rendered in soft colours.
Size (incl. margins): 34.8cm x 23.1 cm or 13 3/5 inches x 9 inches
The print is in good condition, a fine impression on hand made paper. Small tears to both upper corners. Please see the images provided which complement this description.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask and we will be happy to help.
We have many other interesting and unusual items for sale, so please take a look.
Postage fees for this item are:UK - £4.50 for 1st class signed for postage (recommended) or FREE for 2nd class; Europe -£9.00; Worldwide - £10.30.If you have any queries regarding shipping fees please contact us.
Customers wishing to use aPO Box addressmust contact us before offerding to confirm postageoptions.
We will always combine postage on items and can hold items until larger consignments can be sent, to give you the best possible deal we can.If you wish to delay postage for any reason, please contact us first before payment.
Should there be any overpayment on postage, buyers will be refunded quickly. Where buyers pay for postage, we offer a fully insured and tracked priority service. Postage fees also cover the cost of packaging materials -no other additional service charges are made.
We take great care to package and post your item safely to anywhere in the world for the best possible price.
For domestic transactions we are happy to accept payments by Paypal, BACS, Cheque (drawn on a UK bank account), postal order or cash on collection. Payment for all international transactions must be made through Paypal.
We stipulate a few conditions for people to be able to offer on our sales - no more than 2 unpaid items, and that they have a PayPal account.If you do not meet the conditions and would like me to add your user name to our approved buyer list, please let me know.
Each of our items has come from a reputable and traceable source. Buyers can rest assured that we will provide you with a comprehensive, reliable and trustworthy service which we endeavour to make ‘hassle free’ for all our customers.We aim to answer all enquiries within 24 hours.
We are more than happy to offer a full refund if you are not satisfied with the item’s description. The item must be returned in its original packaging and is in the same condition as when it was sent. The buyer must notify us with the intention to return, within 30 calendar days of receiving it.Your satisfaction is our priority.