This scroll shows two stylized rikishi
(wrestler) performing the traditional Japanese wrestling sumô
. In Japan, Sumô
is - besides baseball (!) the most popular sport.
Interesting and rare kagemono
in such view.Honshi
: Handpainted on paper
Date: approx. 1960 (mid Shôwa
Length: approx. 193 cm
Width: approx. 44 cm
Material of the endpieces (jikubô
Condition: Very good, fresh colours, slight buckles in the tenchi due to storage; small wormholes in the area of the ten
; damaged in the area of the lower ichimonji
and the jibubo
. Apart from that, however, an acceptable overall state of preservation.This image may slightly vary in colour to the original - due to the photo/scan.