18th Century Japanese Four Panel Kano School Screen


Serene 18th century Japanese four panel screen depicting a scholar and his attendant observing a distant waterfall. Edo period sumi-e on gold leaf squares in the Kano school style. Delicate trees, bamboo, and waterfall showcase the beauty of black ink painting. Large impressive screen from an estate in San Francisco, CA. The screen is set in an ebonized wood frame with a light silk brocade border.

Dimensions: 95.5"w x .75"d x 67.5"h

Circa: Mid-18th Century, Japan

Materials: Gold Leaf, Wood, Paper, Metal, Silk

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Age appropriate wear and fading with minor losses of gold leaf at seams and old repairs. Reduced from an original six panel screen.

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