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Fish Windsock
Japanese Woodblock Print Repro
Wall Scroll


Fish Windsock - Japanese Woodblock Print Repro - Wall Scroll
101.5cm
40"
44.7cm
17½"

Approximate Measurements

Artwork Panel: 26.8cm x 39.2cm  ≈  10½" x 15½"

Silk/Brocade: 35.7cm x 101.5cm  ≈  14" x 40"

Width at Wooden Knobs: 44.7cm  ≈  17½"

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Fish Windsock - Japanese Woodblock Print Repro - Wall Scroll close up view

Close up view of the artwork mounted to this silk brocade wall scroll

This wall scroll is discounted because of a minor uneven ink issue near the bottom (you can see the lighter band near the bottom).

This is a modern reproduction of an old Japanese woodblock print.

This item was listed or modified
Mar 14th, 2018

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Gary's random little things about China:

Crossing the Street: Human Frogger in China

If you are from my generation, you may remember the video game called "Frogger". It involved crossing a busy road while narrowly dodging cars and truck, often both in front of and behind you at the same time.

Well you can play real live Frogger every time you cross the street in China. It is perfectly normal to cross a four or six-lane road, one lane at a time. You stand motionless on the white, dashed line between lanes as cars and trucks whiz by you on both sides with only inches to spare. When the next lane is clear, you advance (there is no retreat in this game, that could get you killed, since drivers in China would never expect that).

If you did this in America, drivers would come to a screeching halt and think you were crazy (they might even tell you so, using colorful words and hand gestures). It is simply a different culture, or rather a different way of doing things in modern Chinese culture.

Typical Gallery Price: $40.00

$17.00

SOLD