Jun 03, 2021 - Sale 2571

Sale 2571 - Lot 38

Price Realized: $ 812
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(JAPAN -- PERRY.) [U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry's arrival in Japan, July 8th, 1853]. Fine woodblock kawaraban broadside on thin paper featuring a stylized portrait of Perry and a large depiction of one of his Black Ships at Edo Bay. 10 3/4x14 inches sheet size, wide margins; two repairs at right but still a rather nice example of an uncommon variant. Japan, circa 1853