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Original Japanese Woodblock Print Shin Hanga Okuyama Jihachiro Sarusawa Pond 1949

Personal Collection

Description & History- This is a very beautiful, special and LIMITED-NUMBER (6/300) original Japanese woodblock print “Sarusawa Pond” from the Series “Japan Scenery” signed by the famous Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print master Okuyama Jihachiro (1907-1981) made in April Showa 24 (1949) IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.  This is an original woodblock print about 67 years old.  This woodblock print is from Dr. BenHo family seven-decade Japanese woodblock prints and Asian Arts collections.

Artist- Okuyama Jihachiro (1907-1981)

Medium- Original Woodblock Print

Date of Creation- Original, 1949

Print Size- 15 ½ x 10 1/4 inches

Print Condition-  The artist’s signature and his chop mark are at the lower right corner of the print while the title of this woodblock print “Sarusawa Pond” is in the upper left border and the publication data “April Showa 24”is in the lower left border; the carver and two printer’s  chop marks are in the lower right border. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers on the original Japanese Washi paper.  This woodblock print is not attached to any backing paper or cardboard and strong ink bleeding can be seen through the back of the original Japanese Mulberry paper.  Four borders are intact.  This original woodblock print is IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.  This original woodblock print will come with the original folder with the LIMITED-EDITION (4/300) and “Japan Scenery” labels on the folder, but the folder itself has foxing on it due to its age. 

Payment- Any credit card, visa, master card, PayPal, bank and post office money order, cashier check and personal check are accepted.  Personal checks will take about ten days to clear. Texas residents need to pay 8.25% tax. 

Shipping- Shipping is $12 anywhere in US by USPS priority mail with insurance and tracking.  International shipping charges are US$22 through 1st class airmail WITHOUT insurance, buyers will have to assume all the risks during the mailing. If you choose to mail by international priority mail with tracking and limited insurance, it costs around $50.  We do combined shipping.  If more than one item is purchased at the same time, the highest shipping cost will be charged. All items will be shipped together.

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