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Japanese 18th Century Scroll Painting of Maiden on Kirin

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1800: Item # 1337160
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Antique 18th century Japanese charming small scroll painting of a beautiful maiden riding a kirin (in Chinese, qilin). The mythical creature is part lion with the body of a dragon and the hooves of a deer. It represents good fortune, protection, prosperity, longevity and fertility. Beautifully painted in sumi ink and light colors on paper. Mounted on paper. Signed by the artist. (pvt. Collection) purchased in early 1980's.
18th century
Size of scroll: 54 1/2" high x 11 3/4" wide (14" wide including scroll ends). Size of art: 24 1/2" high x 9 1/2" wide.