Posted by: softypapa | February 5, 2008

Antique Japanese Sign – Calligraphy & Branded Writing

Antique Japanese Sign Calligraphy Branded Writing Japan Tokaido Softypapa

Antique Japanese Sign Calligraphy Branded Writing Japan Tokaido Softypapa

Antique Japanese Sign Calligraphy Branded Writing Japan Tokaido Softypapa

Antique Japanese Sign Calligraphy Branded Writing Japan Tokaido Softypapa 

Description

This wonderful old sign dates from the late 19th or early 20th century and features a large kanji writing character executed in bold black ink on a wooden plaque.  A branded stamp image is found on the upper right portion of the sign.  This sign is in fair to good condition with no cracks though it is quite faded and has marks, scratches and discoloration from handling and age.

Size:
Height: 11.9 inches (30.6 centimeters)
Width 8.3 inches (21.4 centimeters)
Weight: 7.9 ounces (227 grams)

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item code: R1S1-0003848
ship code: G6

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