Description : Three albums of paintings, Meiji period, comprising an album of fish, shellfish and plants, in ink and colour, attrib to Yamamoto Chikuun,another album attrib to Watanabe Kanzan, and the third dated Meiji 18 (1885)-- Soame Jenyns Collection
Some pages are torn and some stains, generally good
This lot comes from the collection of Soame Jenyns (1904- 1976) and is being sold by order of the executors of his younger son, the late John Jenyns. Soame Jenyns was Assistant Keeper of Oriental Antiquities at The British Museum from 1931-1967. He published several books including: "A Background to Chinese Painting" published 1935, "Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum" 1951, "Ming Pottery & Porcelain" 1953 etc.
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