Scroll Painting: "Daruma"

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Artist Unidentified/unread
Title "Daruma"
(given name)
Date Late Meiji to Taisho period, ca1900/20's.
Image Size Painting size: 13 x 50 1/2.
Technique Painting itself is of grey and black "sumi" inks on light tan paper.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 17 3/4 x 76 overall.
Mounting Details Light tanish paper (artwork) mounted on dark green/white-patterned paper; silver patterned tan silk "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; lacquered dark brown wooden end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Good to Very Good.
(Some wear (mostly lower left mounting) and wrinkling; soiling to bottom roller. Hangs nicely.)
Comments Attractively painted image of Daruma, with wonderfully life-like facial expression--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.
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Item # BG-530
Price $425 (Sold/AS)