Room divider silver and woodblock prints

Price: Original price was: € 1.250,00.Current price is: € 900,00.

An unique and striking medium-sized six-panel byôbu 屏風 (room divider) with 9 well-known facsimile woodblock prints of several famous artists, set on a silver-leaf background. The ukiyo-e 浮世絵 (woodblock prints) are images of beautiful woman and actors.

Some background information about a few woodblock prints; Two yakusha-e役者絵 (actor prints) designs by Tôshûsai Sharaku 東洲斎 写楽`. Two benizuri-e 紅刷絵 (crimson printed pictures) warrior prints designs by Torii Kiyomasu 鳥居 清倍 and Torii Kiyomitsu I. And a bijin-ga 美人画 (beautiful person picture) a design of Kitao Shigemasa 北尾 重政.

The screen is protected by a black lacquered frame. And it is in a good condition, with only some minor signs of age and wear. Please look closely at the photos of the restorations on the back of the room divider. A room divider with many details to look at, but with a calm appearance due to the mainly soft and matching colours.

This room divider is very light in weight and can also be easily mounted flat on a wall and presented as one piece of art.

Showa period (1912-1926)

Total width: 248.4 cm (2 x 42.4 cm and 4 x 40.9 cm); Height: 133.1 cm.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : 211020 bg24


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