Vintage Japanese hand drawn scroll
16 April 2022
Description

Parchment paper, original box, poor condition,

Provenance

unknown

Acquired from
Other
For sale
Maybe
Answered within 10 days
By David U.
Apr 26, 11:29 UTC
The specialist needs more information

Dear Paula,

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

Thanks

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Paula craig Apr 26, 17:11 UTC

I hope these pictures help. Thanks, Paula

David u. Apr 26, 17:47 UTC

Hello Paula!
I’m very glad that you chose Mearto for your online appraisal. Thank you for your patience.
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, as in this case. The mounting takes place on paper, the "frame" forms a brocade border. In this case, it is a scenery "costumbrista" with 11 Japanese men as in a comical way.

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. It is in fair conditions with signals of age and some broken parts which affects its price.

PROVENANCE: Other.
$ 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.

Paula craig Apr 26, 17:50 UTC

Thank you. Paula

Paula craig Apr 28, 16:43 UTC

Actually very disappointed with this information. It is very limited at best. I contacted the Chair, World Languages and cultures Associate Professor of Japanese, at the University of Montana. There isn't a way to attach the information to this comment but it would be beneficial to you, so you could better appraise these in the future. Best, Paula

David u. Apr 28, 16:46 UTC

Thank you for your comments Paula,

Have a great day

David

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