A Vintage Japanese hand painted scroll or kakejiku on silk. Called Takasago this kind of scroll is displayed on auspicious occasions, it features an old married couple who represent love and longevity and marital fidelity.
They are accompanied by other auspicious symbols, A pine tree is considered a symbol of longevity in Japan because its needles are always green, again bamboo is admired because it grows straight, is flexible, but hard to break. Bamboo is often associated with the success of the family.
The plum tree is considered a symbol of vitality because it is the first fruit tree to bloom, the combination of pine, bamboo and plum are called “shou-chiku-bai” and symbolises luck. The crane and the turtle (hairy turtle) also represent longevity. The rake represents the gathering of happiness while the broom sweeps away evil.
It measures approximately 54 cm wide by 185 cm long.
In very good condition with no obvious flaws.
Please be aware that these are Vintage items that may have minor blemishes or flaws. I try to list any obvious marks, damage or flaws.
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