Egret and Reed Grass

  • [ Japanese Egret & Reed Grass ]
    • Reference NumberSS-50183
    • Title" Egret & Reed Grass "
    • PainterOdake Kokkan (1880 - 1945)

      Kokkan was born in Niigata Prefecture in the 13th year of the Meiji era (1880).
      His real given name was Kamekichi.
      Kokkan is a pseudonym.
      He is younger brother of Etsudo and Chikuha who were both well-known as skilled Japanese-style painters.
      Kokkan became a disciple of Kobori Tomoto.
      In 1909, he won the second prize at the Bunten Exhibition.
      After that, he chiefly flourished at the Bunten Exhibitions and exhibitied several big pieces of historical paintings.
      He also depicted book illustrations.
      Kokkan deceased in the 20th year of the Showa era at the age of 66.
      Value = about US$ 10 thousand

    • Signature & SealYes
    • Part of DrawingSilk, 119.5 x 39.5 cm ( 47 x 15.6 inches )
    • MountingSilk, 200 x 48 cm ( 78.7 x 19 inches )
    • Roller End MaterialAntler
    • BoxWood Box
    • Description

      The scroll is slightly foxed overall as it was painted years ago.
      There are spots and stains to some extent in whole.
      As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
      A Shirasagi egret (white heron) and reed grass are painted artistically.
      The signature and seal of this scroll are very similar to Kokkan's authentic ones, though, please note that we do not guarantee this scroll is authentic.

    • Price USD 198
  • Rakkan Signature & Stamp of Odake Kokkan
    Signature & Seal
    (Rakkan)
  • Shirasagi Bird & Ashi Reed
  • Ashi (Reed Grass)
  • Japanese White Heron (Shirasagi)
  • Japanese White Egret
  • Roller End made of Deer Horn
    Roller End
  • In Kakemono Wooden Special Box
    In Wooden Box
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