Large original scroll painting - Handpainted on silk - 'Dragon flying over Mount Fuji' - With signature and seal 'Ryuo' 龍翁 (Old Dragon) - Japan - 1904 (Late Meiji period)

Description
Large original scroll painting - Handpainted on silk - 'Dragon flying over Mount Fuji' - With signature and seal 'Ryuo' 龍翁 (Old Dragon) - Japan - 1904 (Late Meiji period)
Good condition, see description - 200×56×4 cm

Large original scroll painting - Handpainted on silk - 'Dragon flying over Mount Fuji' - With signature and seal 'Ryuo' 龍翁 (Old Dragon) - Japan - 1904 (Late Meiji period)

Impressive handpainted scroll painting depicting a powerful dragon flying over Mount Fuji

Japan, 1904, Meiji period

Large scroll: 200 cm high

Original painting on silk
Roller ends bone
Signed and sealed

Good condition for its age. Age wear as depicted (stain, wrinkles and some holes in the upper part of the mounting), see photos.

Dimensions:
Total size: ca. 56 x 200 cm (excl. roller ends)
Painting size: ca. 42,5 x 117 cm

Dragons frequently appear in depictions of Mount Fuji as a symbol of felicity and as a reference to the deity that legend says resides in the mountain.

Asian dragons are rarely depicted as malevolent. Although fearsome and powerful, dragons are equally considered just, benevolent, and the bringers of wealth and good fortune.

Will be carefully packaged and sent by registered mail.

Lot details
Object
Large original scroll painting
Technique
Handpainted
Material
Handpainted on silk
Period
1904 (Late Meiji period)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
'Dragon flying over Mount Fuji' - With signature and seal 'Ryuo' 龍翁 (Old Dragon)
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
200×56×4 cm
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