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Lot #66
Emperor Hirohito and Empress Kojun (2) Signed Portrait Photographs with Original Presentation Frames

Elusive formal presentation portraits of Hirohito and Nagako

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Estimate: $6000+
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Elusive formal presentation portraits of Hirohito and Nagako

Exquisite pairing of official matte-finish 6 x 8.5 formal portraits of Emperor Hirohito and Empress Kojun, his wife Princess Nagako Kuni, depicting the heads of Japanese state in handsome full-length poses, both beautifully signed in bold black ink in Japanese. Beautifully presented in their original 8 x 10.5 leather frames with golden chrysanthemum seals at the top. In overall very fine condition. Few Hirohito portraits are made available to the collecting public, particularly in photos of this superior quality.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #680 - Ended December 06, 2023