PRIEST ON SKELTON

Japanese kakejiku hanging scroll, Priest on Skelton

 

 

Japanese kakejiku hanging scroll, Priest on Skelton (Dealer: titcoRet) – Very unique and curious motif of painting on paper, – Buddhist monk dancing on the head of skeleton playing shamisen guitar. Signed painter’s name (as ‘Shunju’ – lit. ‘Spring and Autumn’). Scroll-ends made of wood and cervus horn (?). Vintage of Showa period, 20th century. Attached with a substitutional wooden box (so, not perfectly fitted.). Picture: approx. 87 x 20.5cm (34.25 x 8.07in), Scroll: approx. 140 x 34cm (55.11 x 13.38in)

 

 

Sold, Thank you.
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