Japanese Meiji Period Screen Fans over Waves
Large scale dramatic Japanese Meiji period screen depicting fans with screens in various stylistic traditions; Kano school, Tosa school, and Nihonga school. Late 19th-early 20th century screen with a dark backdrop of crashing waves and applied gilt areas of gold clouds. Ink and colored pigments with gilt on handcrafted paper. Set in a lacquered frame with a colorful silk brocade border. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.
Dimensions: 98"w x .75"d x 62.5"h
Circa: Late 19th/ Early 20th Century, Japan
Materials: Paper, Wood, Gilt
Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Good joinery with a beautiful distressed and aged patina. Minor losses and old repairs that are difficult to see.