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painting / hanging scroll

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1881,1210,0.2328

  • Description

    Painting, hanging scroll. Two carp swimming. Ink, light colour and gold on silk. Signed and sealed.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 19thC(early)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 95.5 centimetres
    • Width: 41.8 centimetres
    • Height: 187 centimetres
    • Width: 58.5 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Position

        bottom left
      • Inscription Content

        華野
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Kaya or Kasho
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Position

        bottom left
      • Inscription Content

        華埜之印
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Kaya no in (or Kasho no in)
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Position

        bottom left
      • Inscription Content

        耕夫
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Kofu
  • Curator's comments

    '2328. Seals & signature of I Fu-chin, a Chinese painter who settled in Nagasaki in the 18th century. This must be a copy.'
    '2328 Not in the style of Ōkio. Painted by Shiū-ya (not Kwa-ya)' 'Shinya' (unattributed annotations in the specially interleaved Japanese Study Room copy of Anderson 1886)

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  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1881

  • Acquisition notes

    The collection of over 2,000 Japanese and Chinese paintings assembled by Prof. William Anderson during his residency in Japan, 1873-1880, was acquired by the Museum in 1881. The items were not listed in the register, but rather were published separately as the 'Descriptive and Historical Catalogue of a Collection of Japanese and Chinese Paintings in the British Museum' (Longmans & Co, 1886).

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1881,1210,0.2328

  • Additional IDs

    • Ch.Ptg.Add.4 (former number)
    • Jap.Ptg.Add.403 (Japanese Painting Additional Number)
Painting, hanging scroll. Two carp swimming. Signed and sealed.

Painting, hanging scroll. Two carp swimming. Signed and sealed.

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