Scroll Painting: "Leaping Carp"

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Artist Unidentified/unread
Title "Leaping Carp" (given name)
Date Late-Meiji period, ca1890/1910.
Image Size Painting size: 16 1/2 x 49 3/4.
Technique Painting itself is colored inks on silk.
Mounting Size Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 22 1/8 x 84 1/2 overall.
Mounting Details Tanish silk (artwork) mounted on tan silk; wide silk "ichimonji" brocade top/bottom and sides; gold silk brocade hanging "futai" at top; IVORY end-pieced bottom roller.
Condition Very Good++. Faint spots, slight stain lower image. Overall light wear and minor flaws. Some curling, typical of scroll mounts.
Comments A very attractive painting of an air-born carp, leaping high out of the water--nicely mounted as a hanging scroll. A unique, true one-of-a-kind artwork. Stored inside Japanese hand-made wooden box (not original).
Item # CG-898
Price $750 (Reserved/DB)