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Japanese Meiji Omocha-e Toy Woodblock Print

Japanese Meiji Omocha-e Toy Woodblock Print


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1900: Item # 1279840
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Japanese Meiji period "omocha-e" (toy picture) woodblock print illustrating various kitchen and restaurant products and furnishings available in the late 19th century. Chefs and waitresses are demonstrating their use. The title and artist's name (unidentified) are in black ink at the top margin. The publisher's information and the date of Meiji 15 (1882) is in the lower right margin. Vertical oban print measuring 14 1/2"V x 9 5/8"H (image: 13 1/4"V x 9"H). Very good overall condition with excellent color. This print has never been framed or exposed to sunlight. There is no tape or tape stains and the print is not backed. The paper has a few creases and there is some minor soiling and foxing.