Lot 134: 3 Chinese Scrolls plus Cricket Picture
October 22, 2016
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: 1st item: Japanese scroll, ink on laid paper, by 20th century master calligrapher Kampo Harada, mounted on silk. 26-3/4" x 10"; 47" L x 13-1/4" overall. Second half 20th century. 2nd item: Chinese or Japanese scroll, painted with bird's eye view scene of a partial exterior and interior of a house; in one room, a man and woman are seen seated before a lantern, while a bonsai tree is visible outside. Mounted on silk; unsigned. Image 12-1/4" x 19-1/2", overall 43-1/2" x 25". 20th century. 3rd item: Silk needlework picture depicting a cricket which has escaped from its cricket cage, signed upper left corner with calligraphy and embroidered red seal stamp. Image 8-1/4" x 6-1/2", matted and framed, 17" x 13-1/2". 4th item: Asian Scroll, watercolor on silk, depicting a fisherman in a boat with mountainous landscape in background. Inscriptions and seals upper left with additional seals lower right. 39-1/2" x 17-1/2" image, 48" x 19-1/2" overall. Japanese or Chinese, 20th century. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Condition Report: 1st item: Excellent condition. 2nd item: Some light overall wear to image, scattered light grime, generally good condition. 3rd item: Excellent condition. 4th item: Unframed. a couple of stains/light spotting upper right. Light overall toning to paper. Bending to upper right corner.