Middle-sized 6-panel byôbu 屏風 (room divider) with a chicken family
Price: € 3.200,00
A charming medium-size six-panel byôbu 屏風 (folding screen) with a vibrant polychrome painting of a rooster with its family amidst a luscious flower garden.
The garden is filled with all sorts of different blooming flowers, like a different types of chrysanthemum flowers 菊 (kiku), lespedeza 萩 (hagi), pampas grasses ススキ (susuki), and asters 野菊 (nogkiku).
The multi-coloured painting is set on a paper background, and the flowers are painted by using shell paste 胡粉 (gofun) in low relief.
Surrounded by two silk borders, a beige thin one, and a moss green broad one with a swan motif. Protected by a black lacquer frame.
It is in overall good condition with some traces of age and wear. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
The folding screen is ideal for mounting flat on a wall and presenting as a single work of art.
Total width: 259.6 cm; (2 x 44.4 cm, 4 x 42.7 cm), Height: 121.5 cm.
Period: Japan – Taishô period (1912-1926).
When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity. Price including insured shipping.