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A rare enamel advertising sign for Thé de Chine, executed by vitracier Japy after a woodcut by Ohara Shoson
circa 1912
Estimate
6,0008,000
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185
A rare enamel advertising sign for Thé de Chine, executed by vitracier Japy after a woodcut by Ohara Shoson
circa 1912
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

20th Century Decorative Arts and Design

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A rare enamel advertising sign for Thé de Chine, executed by vitracier Japy after a woodcut by Ohara Shoson
circa 1912
depicting a cockatoo perched on a fruiting pomegranate branch, enamelled in shades of white, pink, blue, green and brown on a black ground, on a curved metal panel with blue-white mottled enamel layer on verso
enamelled facsimile signature and seal for Ohara Shoson
36, 8 x 25 cm, imperfections
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Catalogue Note

The sign here offered for sale is a reproduction of a woodcut by the famous Japanese painter and graphic artist Ohara Shoson (1877 -1945). Another example of this advertising sign was sold at Dorotheum Vienna, 10 May 1994, described as the only example known thus far and dated circa 1912

20th Century Decorative Arts and Design

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Amsterdam