Antique Asian scroll art

May 18, 2022. 06:11 UTC
Antique Asian scroll art
Sharla
United States of America

Category
Fine art

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Maybe
Description

See pictures

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within about 3 hours
May 18, 09:20 UTC
By David U.

Fair Market Value

$100 - $200 USD

Insurance Value

$0 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Sharla,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. So that I may best assist you, can you please upload a few better images?

Thanks

Sharla dawn morgan May 20, 15:51 UTC

I was finally able to send a few , I'm afraid that is about the best I can do . Thank you .

David u. May 23, 10:55 UTC

Hello!
I’m very glad that you chose Mearto for your online appraisal.
Considering the photos, this item is:

A kakemono (掛物, "hanging thing"), more commonly referred to as a kakejiku (掛軸, "hung scroll"), is a Japanese hanging scroll used to display and exhibit paintings and calligraphy inscriptions and designs mounted usually with silk fabric edges on a flexible backing, so that it can be rolled for storage. The roll ends are made of wood, bone, ivory and porcelain. For newer pieces plastic was also used as well.

The motifs were often painted on silk. The mounting takes place on paper, the "frame" forms a brocade border. In this case, it is a landscape of a village. A special paste, matured over many years, keeps high-quality pieces smooth and rollable even after a long time.

Many well-known motives were often copied and also provided with the original signature.
That is why it is difficult even to assign the motifs or signature exactly but according to the details this is from circa 20th century.

PROVENANCE: Unknown.
$ 100 - 200* 
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.
Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

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