||"Two Cranes Flying"
||late-Taisho/early-Showa period, ca1910-1920's.
||Painting size: 14 1/4 x 48
||Painting itself is of blues, greens, red, black "sumi" pigments, with
"gofun" highlights on light tan silk.
||Entire "kakejiku" (hanging scroll) is 19 x 74 overall.
||Light tanish silk (artwork) mounted on patterned medium blue silk
surround and brocade top/bottom;
china end-pieced bottom roller.
(Slight wear; few scattered marks.
Minimal wrinkling--hangs nicely.)
||A beautifully composed scroll painting of two cranes flying beneath a brilliant
red/orange sun. Extensive white "gofun" highlights to the tips/edges of the
crane's feathers. A unique, truly one-of-a-kind artwork.
Stored inside original Japanese hand-made wooden box. Very nice.