Japanese Four Panel Screen Prunus Tree on Silver Leaf


Unique Japanese four-panel folding byobu screen featuring a flowering prunus or plum tree over a dramatic silver leaf ground. The silver has a lovely faded patina that gives a moodiness to the art work which is painted in a moriage or raised pigment style. Signed by artist Isho and set in an ebonized wood frame with a silk brocade border. From an estate in San Francisco, CA. The screen is crafted in the Edo period style after Ogata Korin with Rinpa School influences.

Dimensions: 49"w x .75"d x 31.5"h

Circa: 20th Century, Japan

Materials: Paper, Wood, Brass, Silk

Condition: Fair, minor wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Age appropriate wear with loose joints and paper loss at seam, not visible when open.

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