Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850)<BR />One surimono
Lot 3021
Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850)
One surimono
Sold for US$ 11,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850)
One surimono
Shikishiban; commissioned by the Shippo (Seven Treasures) Circle of poets, from the series Bun (Literature), entitled Bumbu niban (Literary and military arts, number two), mid 1820s, signed Go Hokkei - very good impression and color, minor soiling, collector seals to reverse, top corners hinged to mat
8 3/8 x 7 1/8in (21.3 x 18.1cm)


  • Another series executed for this group illustrated in Roger Keyes', Surimono, Privately Published Japanese Prints in the Spencer Museum of Art (New York, 1984), pp.158-162, pl. 126-8 and John Carpenter's, Reading Surimono: The Interplay of Text and Image in Japanese Prints (Leiden/Boston, 2008), pp. 224, pl. 96-99
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