Low 6-panel screen depicting life in Edo period

Price:  3.000,00

A nice, low, very decorative 6-panel byôbu 屏風 (folding screen) features a continuous genre painting capturing various facets of daily life during the Edo period. It includes scenes such as boats leisurely sailing on a lake, lively activities within a temple complex, and various vignettes of people enjoying picnics, as well as visiting a tea house located along the waterfront.

The upper portion is adorned with clouds in raised gold leaf, while the lower part features embellishments in raised oxidized silver leaf, adding a dynamic contrast to the artwork.

The screen has a brocade border and a lacquered wooden frame with the original protective hardware. With it’s original wooden transport box, which could explain that this antique folding screen is in such good condition.

Period: Japan – Late Edo period (First half 19th century).

In a very good condition with some traces of wear conform age. 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.

Dimensions:
Total width: 258 cm; ( 2 x 44 cm, 4 x 42.5 cm ), Height: 61.5 cm.
Wooden box: Height 65.5 cm, Depth 50 cm, Width 13.5 cm

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.
Price including insured shipping.

Ref. No. : 211217-1d

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