Pair of chu-ban prints for the "100 Poets" series

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-02 12:15:53

Lot 269: Author: Anonymous. Title: Pair of chu-ban prints for the "100 Poets" series. Place Published: (Japan). Date Published: c. 1850. Description: Two color prints. Each print is 20.5x14.5 cm (8 1/4x53/4") and both are tipped in to one matting as a diptych with 7 cm (23/4") of matting between them. These color chu-ban prints of two people are part of the "100 Poets" series, created to accompany a series of 100 poems by 100 different poets. Each has a small red "AU" monogram in the lower corner of the print. Condition: Some slight wear to corners of prints and matting; very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $100-$150
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