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Woodblock Print of a Javanese Puppet on Blue Ground by Kiyoshi Saito, 1950s

$2,950

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A fine woodblock print of a Javanese puppet in profile. The imagery is a potent mixture of Saito's traditional Japanese sensibilities coupled with his mid-century Modernist sentiments. Cobalt blue, grey, and ochre brown colors on mulberry paper. Matted and framed behind glass. Numbered 4 of 50. Signed lower right in pencil. Sight size: circa 14 in. by 18 in. Frame size: circa 20 3/4 in. by 26 in. Items purchased from David Sterner Antiques must delight you. Purchases may be returned for any reason for a period of 7 days.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 20.75 in. (52.71 cm)Width: 26 in. (66.04 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Not observed outside the frame. There appears to be a small, ca. 1 in. tear in the tail section of the puppet's mask. There are expected folds and ripples to the paper.
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU161024615583

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-6 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Philadelphia, PA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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