SOLD! for $320.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
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Shoda Koho (Japanese, 1870-1946) woodblock print titled "Black Cat at Night" from the "Japanese Scenes on Tanzaku" series, originally published by Hasegawa Shoten, Tokyo, circa 1920-29. Depicts a nighttime scene of a black cat with yellow eyes crouched on a rocky outcropping and partially hidden by foliage. Two red seals, lower right. Signed "Koho" in pencil, lower right below image. Float mounted and housed under glass in a black wooden frame. Sheet: 13 5/8" H x 3 1/8" W. Sight: 17 1/2" H x 6 3/8" W. Framed: 18 1/2" H x 7 3/8" W.
PROVENANCE: The Estate of Edith (Edie) M. Bass, Nashville, Tennessee. Most of the items from her estate in this auction were by descent from her parents, Walter Paul McBride and Claire Childs of Lake Forest, Illinois.
CONDITION: Overall good condition with areas of acid burn, largest 1/2", top right and lower left. Toning to mat. Frame with areas of loss, largest 6", to black paint. Not examined outside of frame.