Japanese Meiji Eight-Panel Tale of Genji Screen


Stunning Japanese late Meiji, early Taisho period eight-panel screen. Chapter 24 Kocho butterflies episode. Nihonga school in the Tosa school manner with Kano school landscape elements. Miniature style 27 inches high ink, color and gold on paper. Unsigned, set in a black lacquer frame with a silk brocade border. Impressive screen with vibrant colors. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 109"w x .5"d x 27"h

Circa: Late 19th Century, Japan

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

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Shows beautifully with vivid colors. Lightly stained and distressed finish with panel separation. Age appropriate wear and fading.

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