Apr 14, 2022 - Sale 2601

Sale 2601 - Lot 4

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
Album with 50 hand-colored photographs, including numerous scenes from temples, occupational tableaux, a tattooed figure, and more. The album features a photograph of Mount Fuji, junks, scenes from temples in Nikko and Tokyo, and other landscapes, as well as occupational tableaux, including a doctor, an umbrella maker, a farmer, a Shinto priest, a basket vendor, figures drinking tea, samurai in armor, and traveling chairs. Hand-colored albumen prints, the images measuring 8x10 1/4 inches (20.3x26 cm.), and the reverse, mounted recto/verso, many with English caption labels laid in. Oblong 4to, black lacquer with ivory inlay and pictorial gilt details, showing a scene with figures in a rowboat; covers detached and backstrip perished; with Kimbei's Yokohama address label on the inside front cover. Circa 1900