Japanese Edo Six Panel Screen Merrymaking in the Chinese Countryside


Large 19th century Japanese Edo period six panel folding byobu screen made in the Kano school style. Beautifully crafted with signature after Kano Tan'yu. Ink and natural color pigments on mulberry paper with later added gold leaf clouds. The whimsical screen features intricate scenes of merrymaking in the Chinese country side, figures playing instruments, and elders playing Go. The painting is set in a black lacquered frame with a dark silk brocade border. Impressive painting on a large scale with an aged patina. From an estate in Beverly Hills, CA.

Dimensions: 150"w x 0.75"d x 68.25"h

Circa: 19th Century, Japan

Materials: Gold Leaf, Paper, Silk, Wood

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Repaired: old repairs. Beautifully crafted with an aged patina. Age appropriate wear with later added gold leaf, old repairs, and wear at folds as seen in photos.

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