Large 6-panel byôbu with cranes and a pine tree

Price:  4.000,00

A very beautiful large six-panel byôbu 屏風 (folding screen) with a refined polychrome painting on paper of a pine tree 松 (matsu) and two cranes 鶴 (tsuru).
In Japanese culture, the pine tree is known to represent longevity, good fortune and steadfastness. The crane symbolizes good fortune and longevity because of its fabled life span of a thousand years. Together they are a very popular design.

Signed in the lower left corner by the artist.

This serene painted screen is protected by a black lacquered wooden frame. The whole backside is decoratively covered with grey paper with a design of waves in silver.

Period: Japan – Late Meiji (Around 1900).

Dimensions:
Total width: 364.2 cm ( 2 x 61.9 cm, 4 x 60.1 cm), Height: 174 cm.

The screen is in very nice clean condition with some very minor traces of age. Please look at the photos for a clear condition reference.

The folding screen is ideal for mounting flat on a wall and presenting as a single work of art.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : 211016-1d

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