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Shusui Taki Woodblock Carp Swimming up the Rapids

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Shusui Taki Woodblock Carp Swimming up the Rapids

Lot 0080 Details

Description
  • Artist: Shusui Taki
  • Title: Koi no Takinobori (A Carp Swimming up the Rapids)
  • Printing Date: 1989
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Size: 30 x 10" print, 68 x 15 1/2" scroll
  • Publisher: self
  • Series: Irezumi Ai Junisoroi (Tattoo, Twelve Pieces)

    A.P. 2/8 Japanese woodblock print mounted to a silk scroll 32 blocks and 35 impressions were used in printing "Imagining the water pouring from a wooden bucket as a waterfall, I portrayed carp climbing the waterfall on her back. During the Edo period (1603-1867), this popular tattoo motif was believed to bring good fortune, because of the resemblance of the carp scales to Koban - oval-shaped gold coins." Shusui Taki A few spots of light foxing and a few scratches on the print from it being rolled, all else is fine. Its seems to have never been displayed. This a a very rare print and one of his finest works.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

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  • Location: This item ships from Pennsylvania

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  • Condition
    A few light spots and a few scratches from being rolled, No fading, seems to have never be displayed
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    Shusui Taki Woodblock Carp Swimming up the Rapids

    Estimate $3,000 - $3,500
    Feb 20, 2018
    Starting Price $1
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    Est. $3,000 - $3,500Starting Price $1
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    Lot 0080 Details

    Description
    ...
  • Artist: Shusui Taki
  • Title: Koi no Takinobori (A Carp Swimming up the Rapids)
  • Printing Date: 1989
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Size: 30 x 10" print, 68 x 15 1/2" scroll
  • Publisher: self
  • Series: Irezumi Ai Junisoroi (Tattoo, Twelve Pieces)

    A.P. 2/8 Japanese woodblock print mounted to a silk scroll 32 blocks and 35 impressions were used in printing "Imagining the water pouring from a wooden bucket as a waterfall, I portrayed carp climbing the waterfall on her back. During the Edo period (1603-1867), this popular tattoo motif was believed to bring good fortune, because of the resemblance of the carp scales to Koban - oval-shaped gold coins." Shusui Taki A few spots of light foxing and a few scratches on the print from it being rolled, all else is fine. Its seems to have never been displayed. This a a very rare print and one of his finest works.

    Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $40.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from Pennsylvania

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
    ...
    A few light spots and a few scratches from being rolled, No fading, seems to have never be displayed

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