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Handscroll Illustrating the Tale of Sumiyoshi

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
469
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3025B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Handscroll Illustrating the Tale of Sumiyoshi, Japan, 18th/19th century, with a postscript calligraphy in cursive script at the end, followed by a label with title and a seal, ink, color, and gold on paper, with box, painting approx. 10 x 250 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

some tears, repairs to back, pigment losses, minor surface stain.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Japan, Calligraphy, Chinese characters, Cursive, Human communication, Penmanship, Seal, Typesetting, Writing

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