Tall six-panel byôbu flower garden

Price:  4.200,00

An astonishing, tall six-panel byôbu 屏風 (folding screen) with a refined painting on shiny gold leaf featuring a lush flower garden in autumn housing some concealed creatures

Abounding with vivid and colourful flora, such as a soft pink hibiscus 芙蓉 (fuyô), red, blue and white ‘Morning Glories’ 朝顔 (asagao), a pomegranate tree 柘榴 (zakuro) with fruits so ripe they have burst open, tall pampas grasses 薄 (susuki), pink lespedeza 萩 (hagi), and bright red asters 野菊 (nogiku).
When looking closely, even a praying mantis 蟷螂 (kamakiri) and a cricket 虫 (mushi) are hidden between the greenery.

The artwork predominantly unfolds in the lower section of the folding screen, generating the illusion of an expansive, luminous sky, instilling a serene ambiance.

Surrounded by two brocade borders, a thin dark brown one and wide dark blue one. Protected by a black lacquer frame with decorative hardware.

Period: Japan – Early Meiji period (Second half 19th century).

Total width: 362.8 cm (2 x 61.8 cm, 4 x 59.8 cm); Height: 175.2 cm.

Considering its age in a very good condition with minimal traces of wear conform age and some restorations on the backside. For a clear condition reference, please look at the photos.

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. : C1216


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