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Lot 0082
Japan,
Lush trees and foliage cover the mountain with a bridge that leads to a small village.
Ink, paper, silk
Overall 69 1/2" x 20",Image 34" x 14 3/4"
One line of calligraphy and one collectors mark to upper left of image.
Spanning 250 years of Japanese history the Collection of Alexander Murray at one time included more than one thousand pieces of one-of-a kind, hand-made textiles comprised of kimono, obi, theatrical costumes and kesa from the Edo, Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods. The offering in our catalog represent 52 exquisite examples, the best of the best of his collection. Unmatched in its breadth and diversity, representing every type of weaving, dyeing, and decorative techniques in silk, cotton, hemp, ramie and wool. The Katonah Museum of Art featured these exact kimonos as part of their Lethal Beauty Exhibit of Samurai Weapons and Armor from October 12th through January 4th, 2015. The Nippon Gallery in New York City exhibited the offered collection of kimonos as part of their Essence of Kimono exhibition in July & August 2013.

Condition

Light wear, otherwise good condition. Please refer to photographs.

Starting Bid

$25

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Japanese Mountain Village Hanging Wall Scroll

Estimate $50 - $10,000
8d
0h
12m
7s
$250 bids
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Cranston, RI, USA
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Auction Curated By:
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Travis Landry
Specialist & Auctioneer, American & European Fine & Decorative Arts, Pop Culture Including Collectibles, Comics & Toys
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Kevin Bruneau
President & Auctioneer, Asian Arts, 19-20th Century Decorative Arts