Set of 40 color prints made after fabric designs by Sugimura Kozan for the Hakkougire company, with portfolio case

FSC-GR-788.1-.40: Set of 40 prints of designs stored in a portfolio case. Each print is mounted on a board with a cover sheet hinged to the board. Printed on each cover sheet is [Japanese characters].

FSC-GR-788.41: Portfolio case has tray to hold the individual prints, the tray has two straps for lifting out of the case. On the outside of the case is a paper label printed [Japanese characters]. On the bottom of the case interior is a fragmented printed paper label with Japanese characers.

The cover of the top print has two seals of Japanese characters in red ink printed at lower right.

Written in pencil on the cover sheet of the top print:

40 plates
Clarkson Stevens
Tokyo
4-4-50

Maker(s)
Artist: Sugimura Kozan
Publisher: Happōdō 八宝堂
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1939
Medium
Woodblock print on paper; with fabric-covered case
Dimensions
H x W (images): 32.5 × 21 cm (12 13/16 × 8 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Donna Strahan in memory of her grandfather, Clarkson Gray Stevens
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-GR-788.1-41
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Prints

Keywords
Japan, Showa era (1926 - 1989)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

FSC-GR-788.1-.40: Set of 40 prints of designs stored in a portfolio case. Each print is mounted on a board with a cover sheet hinged to the board. Printed on each cover sheet is [Japanese characters].

FSC-GR-788.41: Portfolio case has tray to hold the individual prints, the tray has two straps for lifting out of the case. On the outside of the case is a paper label printed [Japanese characters]. On the bottom of the case interior is a fragmented printed paper label with Japanese characers.

The cover of the top print has two seals of Japanese characters in red ink printed at lower right.

Written in pencil on the cover sheet of the top print:

40 plates
Clarkson Stevens
Tokyo
4-4-50

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
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