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Hanging scroll, calligraphy, Shoken Kotaigo

Hanging scroll, calligraphy, Shoken Kotaigo

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 886027

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Jim Knopf Yokohama
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BachmannEckenstein | JapaneseArt
Hardstrasse 45 | 4052 Basel, Switzerland

Guest Book
 USD $88.00 
Calligraphy by an unidentified artist
Hanging scroll
Japan, Meiji period, 19th century
Ink on paper
H: 13 inch, W: 4 2/3 inch
Mounting H: 57 1/3 inch, W: 12 inch

Verse by Shoken Kotaigo, Empress Soken (1850-1914):

From ancient times the welfare of the people has always been considered.
May this continue in future generations.

Kunitami o sukuhan michi mo toki yori, oshi oyobosan toki yo no hi ni.