Japanese Edo Six-Panel Screen Feasting Under Cherry Blossoms


Colorful 18th century Japanese Edo period six-panel flower viewing screen. Made in the Maruyama- Shijo school influence. Features figures feasting under flowering cherry Sakura trees. Proverb "Hana-Yori Dango" translates roughly to say "more than the flowers, the food" and was an excuse to get drunk in the spring. Ink and color pigments on mulberry paper with gold flecks. Repair documentation provided from 1969 Tokyo, Japan and includes a vintage photo. Set in an ebonized frame with a silk border.

Dimensions: 103.5"w x .75"d x 40"h

Circa: 18th Century, Japan

Materials: Paper, Wood, Silk, Brass

Condition: Fair, minor wear consistent with age and use. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with age appropriate wear and fading. Painting has an aged patina with numerous small losses on finish as seen in photos. Older restoration with documentation.

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