||"Crown on Persimmon Branch" (#2)
||Late-Meiji to Taisho period, ca1900/20's.
||Painting size: 13 3/4 x 38 1/4.
||Painting itself is black, grey, yellow, and orange sumi inks on light tan silk.
||Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 19 x 73 1/2 overall.
||Light tanish silk (artwork) mounted on nicely patterned greenish/brown silk; with different medium brown silk used top and
bottom; cream colored with gold-highlighted silk
"ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; cream colored with gold-highlighted silk brocade
hanging "futai" at top; BONE end-pieced bottom roller.
(One-inch spot above crow; few tiny spots; short tear bottom/left roller; few scratches to top and bottom
silk. Quite clean. A few wrinkles, hangs nicely.)
||An attractively painted large "jungle crow" perched on the branch of a persimmon tree--nicely mounted as a hanging
scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.