Set of 12 19th Century Japanese Woodcuts of Iris
Set of 12 19th Century Japanese Woodcuts of Iris

Set of 12 19th Century Japanese Woodcuts of Iris

c. 1880 Japan

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A lovely set of 12 coloured woodcuts of iris taken from a catalogue of all known species commissioned by the Emperor of Japan to sell the bulbs to Europe. the woodblocks are in a museum just outside Tokyo. They are Meiji period. they are framed and mounted to museum standard in hand decorated frames
Dimensions
Height 17.00 inch (43.18 cm)
Width 13.00 inch (33.02 cm)
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