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Chiura Obata 2 Landscape Bamboo ink wash on paper

Auction Date: September 7, 2019

Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500

This item has been sold.

Lot: 320

(American / Japanese 1885-1975)brBamboo and LandscapebrInk wash on paper.brSheet: 17 5/8 x 21 7/8 inches Frame: 25 1/4 x 29 3/8 inches. Sheet: 17 1/2 x 23 inches Frame: 25 1/4 x 29 3/8 inches.brBoth are signed in ink and with chop mark lower right: Chiura Obata.brCONDITION: In overall good condition. Bamboo when examined out of the frame the sheet is attached to the backing board but just along the edges, (not laid down in the center). Small grouping of abrasions to the sheet lower left quadrant. Areas of foxing in the corners both left top and bottom and bottom right. This work would benefit from being re-framed with a little TLC this would be a beautiful piece. Landscape framed in the same fashion as Bamboo some minor foxing in the lower right quadrant. The paper itself is in good condition, and there appears no visible fading to the ink wash. Both would benefit from being re-framed. br

Auction Date: September 7, 2019

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