Japanese Six Panel Edo Period Style Tosa School Screen


Edo period style Japanese six-panel byobu screen depicting aristocrats in a Heian period setting. Painted in the Tosa school style with large opaque mountains and river landscape over a gold leaf background. Figures amid pagodas and trees with finely detailed faces and robes. The screen is set in an ebonized frame with a dramatic black silk border. Made on a grand scale. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 146"w x .75"d x 68"h

Circa: Late 18th Century, Japan

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

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Good condition given age and use with losses on front and back. Old repairs with age appropriate wear and a beautiful faded gilt finish.

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