Japanese Unique "Birds & Flowers" Hand Paintings Set Three Kono Bairei 1899
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Japanese Unique "Birds & Flowers" Hand Paintings Set Three Kono Bairei 1899

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From our recent Japanese Acquisitions Travels, #8 A unique and scarce set of three (3) large format "Birds and Flowers" Hand Paintings executed on washi paper as original one-of-a-kind artist manuscripts by important artist Kono Bairei, 1899. Each painting is signed and some are hand numbered in the margin in pencil. Artist ???? Kono Bairei Publisher ???? Okura Shoten Dimensions: sheet size: 10.75 inches tall and 15.25 inches wide Image size: 8.5 inches tall and 13.5 inches wide Year of publication ??32? 1899 Described as : ?????? ??: The pictures of flowers and birds in spring and summer painted by Bairei Kono. These exuberant 19th century works were originally created to appeal to westerners and to celebrate the beauty and splendor of nature as depictd in unique flora and fauna including spring and summer. They were each hand painted in an oban size format (approximately 10.75”x 15.25” for a single page. These hand painting manuscripts were rescued from a rare original group and book numbering some fifty images in total. Please see the top margin showing four pin holes where they were at one time threaded together. A total of three different original manuscript hand paintings are incuded from a group of forty originally acquired. Please contact us if you desire more of these paintings. Provenance: an old Tokyo, Japan collection Extraordinary treasure find. Instant collection, paintings may be individually framed. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity. All our Asian works of art are accompanied by our lifetime guarantee of authenticity.   

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  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 10.75 in. x W 15.25 in. x D .001 in.H 27.31 cm x W 38.74 cm x D 0.03 mm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU1289214826902
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