Premium pages left without account:

Auction Pricedatabase

Auction: Fine Japanese Art
was auctioned on: 6 November 2012
Upcoming auctions Auction Pricedatabase

Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858) and after Hokusai

Archive
Estimate: £0
Price realised:  £8,125
ca. US$12,965
Lot number 480, Views: 40

Mid and late 19th century An album mounted with a set of twenty woodblock prints from the series so-called Uo Zukushi (Assortment of Fish) by Hiroshige, each depicting fish and shellfish in a composition with seasonal plants with one or two kyoka poems on the upper section; published by Nishimuraya Yohachi (circa 1832-1834) and Yamadaya Shojiro (circa 1840-1842). Eleven prints attributed to Nishimuraya comprising: 1) Kurodai, kodai and sansho (black seabream, two small seabream and Japanese pepper), with publisher's seal Eijudo and censor's seal Kiwame, signed Ryusai Hiroshige ga. 2) Bora, tsubaki and udo (grey mullet, camellia and udo), with publisher's seal Eijudo and censor's seal Kiwame, signed Ichiryusai Hiroshige ga. 3) Tai and sansho (seabream and Japanese pepper), with publisher's seal Eijudo, signed Ichiryusai Hiroshige ga. 4) Katsuo and sakura (bonito and cherries), with publisher's seal Eijudo and censor's seal Kiwame, signed Ichiryusai Hiroshige ga. 5) Awabi, sayori and momo (abalone, halfbeak and peach blossom), with publisher's seal Eijudo and censor's seal Kiwame, signed Ichiryusai Hiroshige ga. 6) Konohagarei, kanagashira and sasa (flounder and two gunnards with bamboo leaves), signed Ichiryusai Hiroshige ga. 7) Kasago, isaki and neshouga (kasago, isaki and ginger roots), with publisher's seal Eijudo and censor's seal Kiwame, signed Ryusai Hiroshige ga. 8) Kochi and nasu (two flatheads and eggplant), signed Ichiryusai Hiroshige ga. 9) Aji, kurumaebi and tade (horse-mackerel, two prawns with a tade plant), signed Ichiryusai Hiroshige ga. 10) Iseebi and shibaebi (lobster and two shrimps), with publisher's seal Eijudo and censor's seal Kiwame, signed Hiroshige ga. 11) Ayu (trout), with publisher's seal Eijudo and censor's seal Kiwame, signed Hiroshige hitsu. Nine prints attributed to Yamadaya comprising: 1) Koi (carp), with publisher's seal Yamasho, signed Hiroshige hitsu. 2) Hirame, mebaru and sakura (flounder, mebaru and cherry blossoms), signature missing. 3) Amadai, ishimochi and wasabi (tilefish, ishimochi and wasabi root), with publisher's seal Yamasho, signed Hiroshige hitsu. 4) Saba, kani and asagao (mackerel, crab and morning glory), with censor's seal Kiwame, signed Hiroshige ga. 5) Tobiuo, ishimochi and yuri (flying fish, ishimochi and lily), signed Hiroshige ga. 6) Akodai and sasa (red seabream and bamboo grass), with publisher's seal Yamasho, signed Hiroshige hitsu. 7) Shimadai, ainame and nanten (spotted bream, rock trout and nandina), signed Hiroshige ga. 8) Inada, fugu and ume (yellowtail and blowfish with a plum branch), with publisher's seal Yamasho, signed Hiroshige hitsu. 9) Suzuki, kinmedai and shiso (seabass, gold-eyed bream and a perilla branch), signed Hiroshige ga, 25.2cm x 36.5cm (9 7/8in x 14 3/8in). Together with three volumes (3, 5 and 12 from the complete set of 15), from the series Hokusai Manga, after Hokusai, published by Eirakuya Toshiro during the Meiji Period, 22.8cm x 26.5cm (9in x 10 3/8in). (4).

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Fine Japanese Art
Date of the auction: 6 Nov 2012
Address: 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]