||"Leaping Carp" (#2)
||Taisho to Early-Showa period, ca1910/30's.
||Painting size: 14 1/2 x 44 1/4.
||Painting itself is colored inks on light tan silk, with "gofun" highlights for water.
||Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 21 x 75 1/2 overall.
||Light tanish silk (artwork) mounted on patterned green silk; with different green silk used top and bottom; gold-patterned silk
"ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; gold silk brocade
hanging "futai" at top; red lacquered end-pieced bottom roller.
(Scattered light foxing; few tiny spots; light wear. Quite clean. Nearly wrinkle-free, hangs nicely.)
||A very attractive painting of an air-born carp, leaping high above the reeds--nicely mounted as a hanging
scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.