Japanese Four Panel Tales of Genji Painted Screen


Stunning Japanese four panel screen depicting an idyllic spring scene from the narrative tales of Genji. The screen is painted in a Tosa school style on squares of gold leaf. The characters dressed in beautifully detailed robes in a treed landscape by a river. Set in a black lacquered frame with an interesting gilt fabric and silk accent. The reverse side has a geometric design with losses.

Dimensions: 71.5"w x .75"d x 27"h

Circa: Mid-20th Century, Japan

Materials: Paper, Gold Leaf, Silk, Wood, Brass

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Shows beautifully with an aged distressed patina. Age appropriate wear with small losses, fading and weak joints.