Lot 12: Two Russo-Japanese War Print Triptychs by Okura Koto
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
dated Meiji 37 (1904), published by Kimura Toyokichi, oban woodblock prints, colors and ink on paper, includes Negotiations Between Japan and Russia with fine embossing and silver embellishment, and a stunning sea battle scene with a victorious captain brandishing his sword in the air while the cannon fires and shards are blown all around them, presented loose with full margins.
15 x 9 7/8 in. (each panel)
Condition Report: Excellent condition; minor rips and wear to edges, one panel corner in the margin is lacking.