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    Only Yesterday Taeko Okajima Production Cel (Studio Ghibli, 1991). "It's hard..." The Okajima family realizes pineapple isn't all it's cracked up to be in the charming and memorable scene from the understated Studio Ghibli masterpiece Only Yesterday, directed by the great Isao Takahata. With its subtle, quiet and calming presentation of nostalgia, reminiscence and self-actualization, Only Yesterday was the highest-grossing Japanese film on the domestic market in 1991, and it has been met with almost universal acclaim with a rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. A famous and iconic moment from the slice-of-life film in which Taeko Okajima reminisces about her childhood, this image can be seen at the 11:01 mark, as seen on HBO Max. Little Taeko measures 6.5" x 7.5" on the 13.75" x 9" cel, and the piece is numbered A-23 in the upper right corner. The cel shows minor handling and edge wear due to normal use in production, and the condition is Very Good.


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    June, 2021
    25th-27th Friday-Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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