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1859 Wood Engraving Samurai Japan Edo Period Horse Katana Vassal Prince XGCB2

1859 Wood Engraving Samurai Japan Edo Period Horse Katana Vassal Prince XGCB2

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This is an original 1859 black and white in-text wood engraving of a samurai on his horse in Edo Period Japan. As the English writers had to write to their audience, the term used here is "vassal prince" as that is the closest designation to samurai there was in Western culture.

CONDITION

This 152+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. Light moisture wrinkling. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.5 x 4 inches; 9 x 10 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: tosei-gusoku, armor, reigns, helmet, mask, menpo, equestrian

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