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Chinese Goddess on flying Crane - Kubo  Shunman

Chinese Goddess on flying Crane, 1800

Woodblock Print  
10.75 x 15.75 in

Description: A Chinese Goddess, likely Nu Wa, is one of the Creators of the universe in Chinese mythology. Typically portrayed carrying a mouth organ, 'SHO', she rides richly attired on the back of an elegant white Crane. The Print is likely an egoyomi, an early calendar print. An exquisite image on soft paper with excellent color and silver highlights

Issued: c. 1800

Medium: woodblock print with metallic inks

Edition: c. 1800

Condition: very fine colors state and condition; embossing to white feathers of crane; it is difficult to discern in the image professional restoration to left margin

Sealed: collector or publishers seal in red

Publisher: unknown

$ 650.00

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