Screen with serene painting of bamboo and rocks

Price:  1.400,00

Beautiful 2 panel screen, Byobu with a serene painting of bamboo and rocks on an oxidized silver leaf background. The screen has a black lacquered frame and a backing of green paper, with some damaged at the back of the screen, see last photo’s. The front is in very good condition.

Left the inscription from a Zekku poem by the Chinese poet Yang Zai
楊 載 (1271―1323) titled: Shan shang zhu 扇 上 竹 (bamboo (painted) on a fan).
Translated as :
Why would people plant a lot of bamboos?
The shade of a single culm is also beautiful.
In the autumn night it rocks on the wind,
And the fresh sound echoes in my dream.

Dated: Showa, the year kôshin (1938).
Unclearly signed.

These kind of room-dividers are light in weight and can also be easily mounted flat on a wall and presented as one piece of art.

Total width: 173 cm; ( 2 x 86,5 cm), Height: 174.5 cm.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Shipping and handling not included.

Ref. No. : 202155X


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