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KANO FURUNOBU: A KANO SCHOOL SCROLL PAINTING DEPICTING SEIOBO
Lot 336 - JAP0522

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Lot details

By Kano Eisen’in Furunobu (1696-1731), signed Furunobu hitsu with seal Fujiwara
Japan, 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Finely painted in ink, gilt, and watercolors on silk and mounted as a hanging scroll with a silk brocade frame, depicting Seiobo, Queen Mother of the West, holding a peach spray in her hand, wearing voluminous robes decorated with roundels and diapered designs, richly adorned with ornaments, jewelry, and an elaborate headdress. Signed lower left FURUNOBU hitsu and with red square seal. With dark wood jiku (roller ends).

SIZE 88 x 34 cm (image) and 158 x 48 cm (incl. mounting)

Condition: Good condition with some wear, minor creasing, soiling, and staining. The mounting with more extensive wear and minor tears.
Provenance: From a private collection in Philadelphia, USA.

Literature comparison:
A silk scroll painting by the same artist of tartars playing polo is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession number 1976.24.

 
 

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