Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 107

Price Realized: $ 469
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Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(JAPAN.) Shihei, Hayashi (after). Manuscript trade map of the Kingdom of Ryukyu. Ink and watercolor on four sheets joined. 21 1/2x30 1/2 inches overall, wide margins; archivally lined on verso stabilizing folds and small losses. Japan, circa 1860

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Late Edo-period manuscript after a map appearing in Hayashi Shihei's "Sangoku Tsuran Zusetsu" in 1785. The chart shows trade routes from the southern tip of Japan to Okinawa, China, Taiwan, and the disputed Diaoyu or Senkaku islands.