Japanese Four-Panel "Tales of Genji" Folding Screen

$3,000.00 $2,400.00

Fine Japanese four panel "Tales of Genji" folding byobu screen from the famous novel by the Noblewoman, Murasaki Shikibu. Features an Imperial courtyard scene with figures seen from above in the clouds. Ink and gilt on silk ground with a brocade border. Set into a mahogany finished frame with brass protectors. Painting is signed and stamped on right side. Provenance: Sold by Gumps San Francisco, CA with seal on back.

Dimensions: 71"w x 1"d 36"h

Circa: Late 20th Century

Condition: Excellent, minor wear consistent with age and use. Handwritten name and date on back in ink. 

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