Scroll Painting: "Crane and Pine Tree"

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Artist Unidentified/unread
Title "Crane and Pine Tree"
(given name)
Date Late-Meiji to early-Showa period, ca1910/30.
Image Size Painting size: 12 3/4 x 49 1/4.
Technique Painting itself is black, grey, tan, and brown "sumi inks," plus green, red pigments and white "gofun" on tan silk.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 18 1/4 x 76 1/4 overall.
Mounting Details Tannish silk (artwork) mounted against silver flower-patterned tan silk; gold flower-patterned tan silk "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; BONE end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Very Good+++. (Two tiny spots bottom image; scattered faint foxing; light soiling/wear; backside one-inch repair bottom left. Nearly wrinkle-free, hangs nicely.)
Comments An attractively executed painting of a white crane perched on the branch of a pine tree--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, true one-of-a-kind artwork.
Item # BG-540
Price $575