Lot 518: JAPANESE HANGING SILK SCROLL PAINTING, signed Kyou Hoashi En, dated 1853
October 27, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
JAPANESE HANGING SILK SCROLL PAINTING, signed Kyou Hoashi En, dated 1853
titled Leisurely Clouds at the Base of Autumn Mountains; inscribed: Painted three days after the evening of the Dragonboat Festival (5th day of the 5th month), 1853; bearing artist seals: Mukishi, Chidai, Ka Zai Kyoka Shun U Son, (My house is in the village where the warm rain falls in the spring and apricot flowers bloom); image: 56 x 22 in.; overall scroll: 90 x 28 in.; in a fitted wood box, inscribed by Sugitani Rikkyo and dated 1930.
Provenance: Baiken Collection; Collection of Robert C Moeller, III, Boston, Massachusetts; Property of a Boston gentleman