Japanese Meiji Six Panel Screen Chinese Sage on Donkey


Large 19th century late Meiji period Japanese six-panel painted screen. Depicting a scholar and travelers encountering a Chinese sage riding a donkey. Inscribed with a cursive script poem in the middle. Beautifully faded and aged patina. Ink and color pigments on paper made in the Nihonga school style. Signed by artist Shunshin with a seal on bottom right side. Set in a lacquered wood frame with a silk border. From an estate in Los Angeles, CA.

Dimensions: 139"w x .5"d x 59"h

Circa: Late 19th-Early 20th Century, Japan

Materials: Paper, Wood, Silk

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with signs of age. Fading, stains, losses, and loose joinery as seen in photos.

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