Hanging scroll - Paper, Silk - Calligraphy by Yamaoka Tesshu 山岡鉄舟 - Japan - Late 19th century

Description
Hanging scroll - Paper, Silk - Calligraphy by Yamaoka Tesshu 山岡鉄舟 - Japan - Late 19th century
Very good condition, see description - 2.5×47.2×199.5 cm

Yamaoka Tesshu (1836–1888) was a famous samurai of the Bakumatsu period,
who played an important role in the Meiji Restoration.
He is also noted as the founder of the Itto Shoden Muto-ryu school of swordsmanship.

Sorry I cannot make out what the calligraphy says.

Lot details
Object
Hanging scroll
Technique
Handpainted
Material
Paper, Silk
Period
Late 19th century
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Yamaoka Tesshu 山岡鉄舟
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
Calligraphy by Yamaoka Tesshu 山岡鉄舟
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
2.5×47.2×199.5 cm
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