Six panel low screen Kanō School-style

Price:  700,00

A charming, six-panel hinagata byôbu 雛形屏風 (doll festival folding screen) showcases a Kanō School-style painting, depicting a serene natural setting.

At the heart of the scene stands an old, bending white cherry tree 桜 (sakura), full of blossoms, spreading across the panels. Nestled by the calm waters of a slowly flowing river, the tree’s base is surrounded by bamboo shoots 竹 (take). On one of its wide branches, various colorful birds have made themselves at home,

Signed and sealed on the left side. Signed ‘Painted by Hôunsai’ 豊雲齋筆, sealed in red: ‘Fujiwara […]un’ 藤原[…]雲.

Colour and ink on paper. The painting is surrounded by a broad paper border with a soft pink wood block printed design of gourds and scrolling foliage. Protected by a red lacquered wooden frame.

Period: Japan – Late Meiji period/Taishô period (First quarter 20th century).

Total width: 161.8 cm (2 x 27.9 cm and 4 x 26.5 cm), Height 57.1 cm.

Considering its age in a very good original condition with some paper wear along the hinges. Please have a 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. : C3022


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