Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 301

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(JAPAN -- COOKERY.) Manuscript album depicting butchering techniques and preparation of fowl. 40 pages of ink and watercolor illustrations. Oblong 8vo format, 6x8 1/4 inches, contemporary paper-covered card wrappers, stitch bound, showing wear; contents clean. Japan, 19th century.

Additional Details

together with: Manuscript scroll showing the preparation and presentation of food and interior settings. Ink and gouache on 17 sheets of thin paper joined, 10 1/4x223 inches overall; scattered staining and worming. Dated first year of Manji (1658), but likely after.