Scroll Painting: "Raccoon Dog"

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Artist Unidentified
Title "Raccoon Dog" (given name)
Date Late-Meiji to Taisho period, ca1900's/1920's.
Image Size Painting size: 11 3/4 x 46 3/4.
Technique Painting itself is black and grey "sumi-ink" on tan paper.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 16 1/4 x 68 overall.
Mounting Details Paper (artwork) mounted on grey white-patterned paper; patterned light-brown outer edge; dark brown wood end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Good+++. (Minor staining and edge-wear top right corner; some light wear/wrinkling. Some curling, typical of scroll mounts, but hangs nicely.)
Comments An attractive and bold "sumi-e" painting of a Japanese raccoon-dog under a full moon--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.
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Item # BG-539
Price $275 (Sold/KL)