Wonderful old handpainted scroll painting featuring two carps.
Japan, first half 20th century.
Large painting, 196 cm.
Sealed and signed.
The roller ends are made of bone.
A beautiful handpainted painting on silk.
Dimensions: (width x height)
Total dimensions: approx. 56 x 196 cm (excl. roller ends)
Painting dimensions: approx. 42 x 125,5 cm
Good condition for its age. Agewear: some wrinkles and stain as depicted.
The carp is a symbol of luck, prosperity and good fortune. The carp is also a common symbol of strength and steadfastness in the face of adversity, and the much-admired trait of remaining strong when faced with poor odds. The imagery of carp swimming upriver is often used to symbolize the overcoming of obstacles, and ultimate victory in the face of adversity.
Will be carefully packaged and sent by registered mail.
- 'Two Carps' - Beautiful original scroll painting
- Handpainted on silk
- First half 20th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Good condition, see description
- 196×56×4 cm