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FS30: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Rare Set of Twelve Japanese Hand-coloured Woodblock Prints of 'The Twelve Divas'

Auction Lot FS30/644

A rare set of twelve Japanese hand-coloured woodblock prints of 'The Twelve Divas' mounted as hanging scrolls and depicting Gatten [the moon god], Nitten [the son of god], Rasetsuten [god of demons], Bishamonten [god of wealth], Bonten [god of sacred Indian lore], Emma [god of death], Taishakuten [god of rain and justice], Ishanaten [god of wealth and protection], Futen [god of wind], Katen [god of fire], Suiten [god of waters] and Chiten [god of the earth], 16th/17th century, 109 x 43 cm.

A Rare Set of Twelve Japanese Hand-coloured Woodblock Prints of 'The Twelve Divas' (FS30/644) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 19th April 2016 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A rare set of twelve Japanese hand-coloured woodblock prints of 'The Twelve Divas' mounted as hanging scrolls and depicting Gatten [the moon god], Nitten [the son of god], Rasetsuten [god of demons], Bishamonten [god of wealth], Bonten [god of sacred Indian lore], Emma [god of death], Taishakuten [god of rain and justice], Ishanaten [god of wealth and protection], Futen [god of wind], Katen [god of fire], Suiten [god of waters] and Chiten [god of the earth], 16th/17th century, 109 x 43 cm.

Provenance

Christies, New York, 'Japanese Prints, Paintings And Works Of Art' 26th April 1995 Lot 374.

Estimate

£5,000 - £7,000

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Chinese Jade

Sale Information

FS30: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 19th April 2016
Wednesday, 20th April 2016

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Wednesday, 20th April 2016 as part of the Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

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