TWO SETS OF JAPANESE 'PLANTS AND FLOWERS' BOOKS (2 AND 7 VOLS, RESPECTIVELY) AND A PAIR OF MINIATURE SCREENS, 19TH CENTURY
comprising: Kacho Ryakuga fukurotoji bon (‘Illustrated Books on Plants’) books by Ueda Kocho, publisher Naniwa Shoshi, 1864, 2 vols. complete with a cloth cover; Somoku Kinyo fukurotoji bon (‘Illustrated Books on Plants’) books, by Tadatoshi Mizuno and Ooka Unpo, published by Suwaraya Shigebei, 1829, 7 vols, complete with a cloth cover; and a pair of miniature screens, each decorated in colored pigments and gold dust and mounted on brocade, depicting Chinese children at play. Together with a book of literati paintings, titled Soken'an kansho by Soken Matsumoto, published by Soken'an Matsumoto, 1923-24, 1 vol., complete with a cloth cover. 14 pieces.
each screen 12 3/4 x 36 1/4 in.; 32.4 x 92.1 cm