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Price Realized: $1,250 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2512 Lot 109
(JAPAN.) [U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry's arrival in Japan, July 8th, 1853]. Large woodblock kawaraban broadside on two sheets joined depicting the entrance of Perry's Black Ship squadron into Edo Bay. 16x24 3/4 inches sheet size, wide margins; light staining. Japan, circa 1853
Estimate $700 - 1,000
Unusual presentation with the ships appearing upside-down in relation to the text, allowing the print to be examined flat by multiple viewers at once. Deliberately shown here with the ships positioned upright.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,250