This scroll shows a daimyô
in armor from the late Sengoku
era (1482-1568). The crest shows that he could be a member of the family Ota (Yamato)
) as they wear melon blossoms in their mon
Impressive, powerful and well preserved kagemono
Artist: Unknow, however with seal and signature.
Date: Around 1935 (early Shôwa
Length: approx. 190 cm
Width: approx. 43,5 cm
Material of the endpieces (jikusaki):
Condition: Good, fresh colours; The scroll is paited in lightweight and sweeping way.
is darkened due to its age. Some rolling traces at the upper era of the tenchi
All in all a beautiful scroll.This image may slightly vary in colour to the original - due to the photo/scan.