19th Century Japanese Meiji Four Panel Screen Festival Scenes


Colorful late 19th century late Meiji period four-panel byobu screen featuring 12 scenes of a festival preparation. The intricately painted scenes have vibrant natural color pigments on paper and applied to a dramatic gold leaf speckled ground. The screen is set in a black lacquered frame with a dark bronze silk brocade border. The highly detailed scenes are mesmerizing and beautifully depicted. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 76"w x 0.75"d x 36"h 

Circa: Late 19th/Early 20th Century, Japan

Materials: Brass, Paper, Silk, Wood

Condition: Distressed, wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with age appropriate wear and fading. Minor foxing, with small losses on scenes as seen in photos.

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