Japanese Six-Panel Meiji Screen of Flora and Fauna


Extraordinary Japanese six-panel Meiji period screen depicting individual scenes of flora and fauna. The animals include a chicken, puppies, two birds, and two red crowned cranes. Each panel has two artist seals and is mounted in a lacquered frame. The paintings are set on gold fleck paper with a silk brocade border of blue. Ink and colored pigments on paper that shows beautifully. From an estate in Bel Air, CA.

Dimensions: 148"w x .75"d x 68"h

Circa: Late 19th Century, Japan

Materials: Paper, Wood, Silk, Brass

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Excellent joinery with age appropriate wear. Minor light stains and fading with losses on back side.

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