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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 147

    A makimono, 19th century

    Price Realised  


    A makimono, 19th century
    in sumi and colours on paper, illustrating chapters from the legendary Tale of Osuma Saburo, with five illustrated scenes divided by sections of narrative text, the scenes depicting dignitaries and ladies on terraces, in interiors and in gardens, warriors in bloody combat in rocky landscapes and warriors practicing archery within compounds -- max. illustrated section approx. 14¼in. x 119½.in. (36.2cm. x 303.5cm.), inscribed painted by Murayama Takashi in 1844.

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