Katsuhara Shinya (Tatsuhara Inuki) (1951-2015)
A woman with mirror in art deco style
Size: 16.25 x 7.25 inches.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Date ca.: Late 20th century, pre-1995.
Edition: 72/200 numbered in pencil on back.
Signed "Shinya" in the image and sealed.
Enlargement 2 shows the upper part of the print in which the black background features a checkerboard pattern that only becomes visible in side light.
Antique ukiyo-e woodblock print of a woman with a look of frustration on her face, wearing a black kimono, decorated with light pink and blue sakura blossoms, and a salmon pink under robe. Behind her are several cottages with trees and mountains, and stylized signatures in the top right corner and middle left side. Ukiyo-e is a genre of woodblock print that was popular during the 17-19th centuries in Japan. The print is set behind glass in a large frame, and the back of the frame lists artist: ...
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Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal hand mirror. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Curved and upward tapering handle and oval frame inset with beveled glass. Front has honeycomb hand hammering and is applied with modish insects (beetle and butterfly) and flowers (blossoming prunus branches and irises). Back has subtle and shimmering hammering, and is acid-etched with same plants and butterfly fluttering by. Also, on back are engraved initials. Fully marked including pattern no. ...
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