Rare antique HOKKEI Japanese woodblock reprint SAMURAI BATTLE HELMET
This is indeed a special offering. It is a piece of Japan's art history seldom available to collectors. It is from our rare print collection. Totoya Hokkei's masterworks are in the collections of many of the world's great museums. Among them are the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago. MEDIUM: Authentic polychrome woodblock print.
Ink and color on handmade paper. 8 ¼" x 7 1/8"; (21 cm x 18,1 cm). CONDITION: Antique Meiji era reprint. Beautiful color and marvelous detail. Some spotting and soiling throughout.
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- Featured Refinements: Japanese Woodblock Print
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: Meiji Era, c.
- Primary Material: Ink and color on handmade paper
- Original/Reproduction: Vintage Reproduction