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    Sale 2512 | Lot 373
    Price Realized: $5,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2512 Lot 373

      (JAPAN.) Amerika Senchu Shokan Utamai No Zu. Ink and gouache on four sheets joined. 10 3/4x29 1/2 inches overall; minor spots of worm track. Japan, circa 1854

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

      Rare contemporary drawing depicting the performers of Commodore Matthew Perry's "Ethiopian Minstrel Show", organized for the pleasure of Japanese officials aboard Perry's ship Powhatan during trade and commercial negotiations.

      together with:
      2 bound manuscript reports of the arrival of Perry detailing the Americans and Black Ships. Crude map of the ships in Edo Bay at the rear of the volume. 8vo format, 9 1/2x6 1/2 inches, contemporary stitched paper wrappers, worming.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,000