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Auktion: Fine Japanese Art
wurde versteigert am: 6. November 2012
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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £
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Circa 1800 Twelve oban tate-e beni-girai/murasaki-e prints, a complete set of the series Jyoshoku Kaiko Tewaza-gusa (Women Engaged in Sericulture Industry), each sheet individually numbered (from one to twelve) right to left, forming a twelve-sheet continuous composition of the twelve stages of silk production, comprising: i) Laying eggs on a sheet of paper ii) Picking mulberry leaves to feed larvae iii) Transferring grown silkworms to other bamboo mats and feeding them iv) Re-activating worms after sleep v) Feeding larvae with mulberry leaves vi) Placing cocoons on trays vii) Arranging male and female moths to lay eggs viii) Silkworm moth flying after hatching cocoon ix) Hand-spinning thread from cocoons in a pan of boiling water x) Stretching silk floss on wooden posts xi) Spinning silk xii) Weaving silk on loom published by Tsuruya Kiemon, all signed Utamaro hitsu, with paper folder. Each sheet approx. 38.5cm x 25.5cm (15 1/8in x 10in). (13).

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Bonhams London
Titel: Fine Japanese Art
Auktionsdatum: 06.11.2012
Adresse: Bonhams London
London, New Bond Street 101 New Bond Street London W1S 1SR Tel: +44 20 7447 7447 Fax : +44 207 447 7401 [email protected]