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Teekwan Deeds of Chinese Emperors

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Japan Anonymous, Japanese
Teekwan Deeds of Chinese Emperors, n. d.
Paint on Paper
15 7/8 in. x 369 1/4 in. (40.32 cm x 937.9 cm)


Object Type: Painting
Technique: Brushwork
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Donated by Mrs. James Cooper, in Memory of Lilian May Miller
Accession Number: CO29


Marks
Written on the exterior: 25.00 Teikwan Deeds of Chinese Emperors. A strip of paper with writing is also afixed to the exterior. Beginning from the right, text is written on the second, forth, fifth, sixth, eight, ninth, and tenth scenes, in the upper right corner of each.

Medium
Ink and paint on paper. The exterior of the scroll is covered in royal blue silk brocade.

Object Description
Long, horizontal scroll with ten scenes of deed of Emperors. The first two scenes are depicting the Emperor in everyday life. The third scene shows a group of men watching workers, and the forth shows a group watching a musician. The fifth is an interior court scene with a dancing girl. The sixth scene shows hunting near a stream. The seventh shows the Emperor praying at a shrine. A man glancing at the clouds stands with a group in front of some carriages. The eigth scene is of the Emperor travelling in a coach. The ninth scene is of the Emperor arriving in town, greeted by women with bamboo branches. The last scene shows three boats at a rocky shore, transporting trees from the land.

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