||"White Ghost Heron Wading in Reeds" (given name)
||Mid to late-Meiji period, ca1880/1900.
||Painting size: 11 3/8 x 48 1/2
||Painting itself is colored inks on paper.
||Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 16 1/2 x 81 overall.
||Paper (artwork) mounted on dark green-patterned silk; narrow silk "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; silver
silk brocade hanging "futai" at top; IVORY end-pieced bottom roller.
||Good++. Half-inch area of wear at top stick, few small spots top and bottom silk; some fading, light wear and minor flaws. Some curling, typical of scroll mounts.
||A striking pose of a "ghost-like" white heron wading amidst tall reeds--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, true one-of-a-kind artwork.