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'Dragon flying over Mt. Fuji' - Impressive handpainted scroll painting on cloth - Japan - ca. 1920

Lot reference 12912791

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Location: Netherlands
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Good condition, some light stain as depicted (see detailed photos)

Beautiful handpainted scroll painting of a magnificent three-clawed dragon encircling a 'flaming pearl' flying over Mt. Fuji amid clouds and above turbulent rolling waves

Japan, ca. 1920
Original painting on cloth
The roller ends are made of bone
Signed and stamped
Good condition for its age as depicted (some stain).
Total size: ca. 65 x 192 cm
Painting size: ca. 51 x 126 cm

Dragons are mythological animals of Chinese origin who protect Buddhism. In contrast to Western mythology, 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.

Nl Asianantique  

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Member since: October 3, 2015
  • Nice inlaid Buncheong bowl

    user-8ea1bc1 July 8, 2018

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    Als discribed well packed thanks.
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    cyberbep May 11, 2018

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    voorbeeldig snel en met de grootst mogelijk zorg verpakt verzonden.
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    mri April 19, 2018

  • superbe pièce, excellent emballage, envoi très rapide

    user-f510f88 April 16, 2018

  • nice botttle,good description, good packaging

    user-f510f88 April 9, 2018

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