Scroll Painting: "Sparrow on Grasses"

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Artist Unidentified/unread
Title "Sparrow on Grasses"
(given name)
Date Early to Mid-Showa period, ca1930/50 (painting may be older and re-mounted?).
Image Size Painting size: 12 7/8 x 41 3/4.
Technique Painting itself is colored inks on paper.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 18 1/4 x 73 1/2 overall.
Mounting Details Tannish silk (artwork) mounted against green patterned silk (with light green above and below); gold "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; BONE end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Good++. Artwork itself is in good condition (tiny scattered spots of light foxing, creasing, wear); scroll silk areas very good.
Comments A delicately executed painting of a colorful sparrow, perched on a pampass grass--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, true one-of-a-kind artwork.
(Painting itself may be older and re-mounted.)
Item # BG-251
Price $375 (Sold/ES)