Scroll Painting: "Leaping Carp" (#2)

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Artist Unidentified/unread
Title "Leaping Carp" (#2)
(given name)
Date Taisho to Early-Showa period, ca1910/30's.
Image Size Painting size: 14 1/2 x 44 1/4.
Technique Painting itself is colored inks on light tan silk, with "gofun" highlights for water.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 21 x 75 1/2 overall.
Mounting Details 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.
Condition Very Good+++.
(Scattered light foxing; few tiny spots; light wear. Quite clean. Nearly wrinkle-free, hangs nicely.)
Comments 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.
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Item # BG-523
Price $695 (Reserved/BC)