Japanese Meiji Period Screen of Red-Crowned Cranes


Impressive Japanese four-panel Meiji period screen depicting a landscape scene with cranes. Colorful green pigments with later gold leaf specks decorate the screen. Signed and sealed on bottom left. The screen has a rich texture and color palette with mountains in the background. Set in an ebonized frame with period correct etched brass accents on the corners. Red-crowned cranes or Japanese cranes are among the rarest in the world. They are symbols of luck, longevity, and fidelity.

Dimensions: 98"w x .75"d x 60"h

Circa: Early 20th Century, Japan

Materials: Ebonized Wood, Brass, Paint, Paper

Condition: Fair, Wear consistent with age and use. Minor stains, foxing, and older repairs, but shows beautifully with no major losses on front.