Sumo - Fight and cult
 

This scroll shows two stylized rikishi (wrestler) performing the traditional Japanese wrestling sumô. In Japan, Sumô is - besides baseball (!) the most popular sport.
Interesting and rare kagemono in such view.

Honshi: Handpainted on paper
Date: approx. 1960 (mid Shôwa).
Length: approx. 193 cm
Width: approx. 44 cm
Material honshi: Paper
Material ichimonji: Silk
Material tenchi: Paper
Material of the endpieces (jikubô): Wood
Condition: Very good, fresh colours, slight buckles in the tenchi due to storage; small wormholes in the area of the ten; damaged in the area of the lower ichimonji and the jibubo. Apart from that, however, an acceptable overall state of preservation.

This image may slightly vary in colour to the original - due to the photo/scan.

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Article no.: 70109
approx. 600 grams
status 55.00 €
incl. VAT, additionally shipping
 
Quantity:  St