Scroll Painting: "Crown on Persimmon Branch" (#2)

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Artist Unidentified/unread
Title "Crown on Persimmon Branch" (#2)
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Date Late-Meiji to Taisho period, ca1900/20's.
Image Size Painting size: 13 3/4 x 38 1/4.
Technique Painting itself is black, grey, yellow, and orange sumi inks on light tan silk.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 19 x 73 1/2 overall.
Mounting Details 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.
Condition Very Good+++.
(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.)
Comments 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.
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Item # BG-534
Price $875 (Pending)