Japanese Showa Six Panel Screen of Painted Vignettes


Fascinating Japanese Showa period six panel screen featuring eighteen applied windows of painted vignettes. Decorated with miscellaneous curious shaped scenes of mythical beasts, dragons, musicians, dancers, scholars, samurai, birds, and flowers. Executed in Kano, Shijo, and Ukiyo-e schools style with a background of gold flecks on handcrafted paper. Beautifully painted with intricate details in a rare format. From an estate in Beverly Hills, CA.

Dimensions: 143"w x .75"d x 68.5"h

Circa: Mid-20th Century, Japan

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

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Shows beautifully with age appropriate wear and noticeable wear on frame and rear paper at joints. Old repairs as seen in photos.

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