Japanese Four-Panel Kano School Manchurian Crane Screen


Colorful Japanese four-panel screen made in the kano school style depicting five Manchurian cranes or red-crowned cranes. Interesting landscape with a setting red sun and vivid blue colors. Four panel screen probably cut down from a six panel screen in the past. Mounted in an ebonized frame with a brocade border and brass etched accents. The screen was originally painted over. Beautiful squares of silver leaf painted with brightly colored pigments. The rare cranes are known as symbols of luck and longevity. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 70.5"w x .75"d x 72"h

Circa: Early 20th Century, Japan

Materials: Wood, Brass, Silk, Silver Leaf

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Age appropriate wear.

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