Furosaki’byôbu low screen with botanical design
Price: € 350,00
A pretty, low and wide two-panel furosaki’byôbu 風炉先屏風 (tea-ceremony room divider) with a design in front and on the back. In front an abstract design of bundles of leaves in brown, gold and silver stamped on a greenish blue textured background heightened by translucent golden clouds and gold leaf flakes.
Signed and sealed in the lower left corner. Mounted with a thin light silk, and a broad olive green silk border. Protected by a black lacquer frame.
The back with a lacquer design of golden and pastel coloured plants in a red circle on a brown substrate.
Total width 179.6 cm ( 2 x 89.8 cm), Height 60.9 cm.
Period: Japan – Late Shôwa period (Second half 20th century).
The painting is in a very good original condition with minimal traces of use on the back. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
In Japan such screens are often used as a background for example vases with ikebana arrangements or other, in this case traditional tea ceremony objects.
This screen is light in weight and can thus easily mounted flat on a wall and presented as one piece of art.