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Unusual 19th century wooden Japanese printing block carved on one side with numerous characters both in standard kanji and in cursive script (sosho), most probably a page from a book. Excellent quality sharp carving, fantastic patina on the piece with caked ink all over the printing surface, wonderful feel of age. Comes with a bronze fitting for hanging, makes a wonderful wall decoration. Size 5 x 7 5/8 inches, thickness 3/4 inches.

Reserve: $110.00

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    19c Japanese BOOK PRINTING BLOCK

    Estimate $150 - $200Apr 01, 2020
    Starting Price $75
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    Ships fromJasper52 seller #23618 in Massachusetts
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Jack Nelis
    Asian Antiques Specialist