Scroll Painting: "Daruma" (#2)

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Artist Unidentified/unread
Title "Daruma" (#2)
(given name)
Date Early-Showa period, ca1930/40's (although artwork may be older).
Image Size Painting size: 17 3/4 x 49 1/4.
Technique Painting itself is of grey and black "sumi" inks and browns on light tan paper.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 22 1/2 x 75 overall.
Mounting Details Light tanish paper (artwork) mounted on mauve flower-patterned gold silk; brown geometic-patterned tan silk "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom; early composite material end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Very Good+++.
(Scattered very faint toning/spotting; several old professional restorations to few small previously thin areas.) Quite clean. Hangs very nicely.
Comments Attractively painted and wonderfully expressive image of Daruma (may be an older Meiji era artwork)--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.
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Item # BG-840
Price $525