Early Showa Japanese Screen of Flora and Fauna


Fantastic Japanese four panel Showa period screen depicting a river landscape with flora and fauna. Made in a Rimpa School style with a background of gold leaf squares covered with large gilt decorated areas. Colored pigments featuring delicate flowers, grasses, and birds. Signed and sealed on the bottom left and set in a tall black lacquered wooden frame with a light rose gold silk brocade border. The frame having period correct etched brass embellishments. From an estate in Beverly Hills, CA.

Dimensions: 68.5"w x .75"d x 42"h

Circa: Early 20th Century, Japan

Materials: Paper, Gold leaf, Wood, Brass, Silk

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with age appropriate wear and a paper tear on the reverse side as seen in photos.

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