Japanese Edo Four-Panel Screen of Village Life


Large Japanese Edo period (late 18th-early 19th century) four-panel screen depicting village life with agricultural scenes. Ink and color pigments on paper with later added gold mist flecks. Painted in the Kano school style, originally having six panels later cut down to four. Distressed and aged finish with repaired losses and bright colors. Set in a lacquered frame with a silk brocade border. The frame embellished with period etched hardware. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 100.5"w x .50"d x 68.5"h

Circa: Late 18th / Early 19th Century, Japan

Materials: Paper, Wood, Silk, Gilt

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Good joinery with a distressed and aged finish. Repaired losses as seen in photos. Age appropriate wear and fading.

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