This scroll shows a Japanese noble wearing traditional clothes. A very interesting detail of this image is that there is no family crest (mon) on the haori
- which is usual. Either the picture has not been finished or the mon was left out intentionally.
Honshi: Handpainted on silk.
Artist: Unknow, however with seal.
Date: approx. 1950 (Mid Shôwa
Length: approx. 170 cm
Width:L approx. 41 cm
: Silk brocade
Material of the endpieces (jikubô
): Wood, red oak.
Condition: Very good, fresh colours; The whole scroll is slightly brwon due to its age; single mould spots in the honshi
; apart from that faultless state of preservation.This image may slightly vary in colour to the original - due to the photo/scan.