||"Nightingale and Plum"
||Late-Showa period, ca1970/80's.
||Painting size: 15 1/2 x 40 1/4.
||Painting itself is colored pigments on light tan silk.
||Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 20 3/4 x 73 1/4 overall.
||Tanish silk (artwork) mounted on green silk with black/brown flower patterns; different flower-patterned mauve-colored silk used top and bottom; gold-patterned cream silk
"ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; gold-patterned cream-colored silk brocade
hanging "futai" at top; medium brown wooden end-pieced bottom roller.
(No flaws noted. Clean and wrinkle-free.)
||An attractively painted composition a little nightingale perched in blossoming plum tree--nicely mounted as a hanging
scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork. Stored inside original Japanese hand-made wooden box.