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Japanese Scrolls

Japanese scrolls traditionally come in two forms: hanging scrolls and hand scrolls. Hanging scrolls, also called kakemono or kakejiku, are usually made of paper or silk mounted on another layer of silk or other fabric that is temporarily hung for display, revealing the entirety of the scroll and its contents. Hand scrolls are made entirely of paper or silk and are only viewed in small sections at a time starting from the right side into the left.

The Japanese hanging scroll consists of four standard parts that represent heaven, earth, and two pillars in between. The top section above the mounted image of kakejiku is considered heaven, the bottom is earth, and the sides are the pillar supports. Traditionally, the top portion is larger than the bottom.

The hand scroll, or emaki, is... Read more

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Boxed Set of Japanese Scrolls

February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Chester Springs, PA, USA

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Japanese Scroll, Bamboo

February 24, 2018, 9:30 AM PST
Oakland, CA, USA

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Japanese Scroll Benkei

February 24, 2018, 9:30 AM PST
Oakland, CA, USA

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Lovely hand painted mountain scene Japanese scroll

February 24, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Olympia, WA, USA

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Antique hand painted Japanese mountain scene scroll - signed

February 24, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Olympia, WA, USA

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Antique hand painted Japanese mountain scene scroll - signed

February 24, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Olympia, WA, USA

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Vintage hand painted Japanese bird scene scroll

February 24, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Olympia, WA, USA

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD INK WATERCOLOUR SCROLL painted

March 1, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Selborne, United Kingdom

£50 (starting bid)

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Okamoto Hansuke 1576-1657 Japan Ink Bamboo Scroll

March 1, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

$80 (starting bid)

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KOREAN OR JAPANESE SCHOOL, , LOHAN AND DRAGON WITH TIGER

March 7, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Japanese scroll - Two cranes at mount scenery

March 7, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Tampa, FL, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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ANTIQUE JAPANESE SCROLL, RED CRESTED CRANES, SIGNED

March 11, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Manchester, NH, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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1904 JAPANESE HAND PAINTED SCROLL, JAPENESE FIGURE, SIGNED

March 11, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Manchester, NH, USA

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JAPANESE HANGING SCROLL, MOUNTAIN, PINE TREES, & HOUSE

March 11, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Manchester, NH, USA

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JAPANESE HANGING SCROLL BAMBOO WITH CALLIGRAPHY

March 11, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Manchester, NH, USA

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JAPANESE SCHOOL, AFTER SESSHU, , PHEASANT IN A PINE

March 16, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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