Scroll Painting: "Crown on Oak Branch" (#2)

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Artist Unidentified/unread
Title "Crown on Oak Branch" (#2)
(given name)
Date Late-Meiji to Taisho period, ca1900/20's.
Image Size Painting size: 12 1/2 x 41 1/2.
Technique Painting itself is grey and black "sumi," with brown and orange inks on light tan silk.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 17 3/4 x 75 overall.
Mounting Details Light tanish silk (artwork) mounted on nicely flower-patterned greenish silk; with different tan silk used top and bottom; cream colored with gold-highlighted silk "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; cream colored with gold-highlighted silk brocade hanging "futai" at top; BONE end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Good to Very Good.
(Four small/square repairs to upper left artwork; few scattered marks; light soiling. A few wrinkles, but hangs nicely.)
Comments A nicely painted "jungle crow" perched "cawwing" on the branch of an oak tree--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.
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Item # BG-248
Price $425