Japanese Style Four Panel Screen Pheasants on Prunus Tree


Impressive Japanese style Showa period four-panel byobu screen depicting two pheasants perched on a withered flowering prunus tree. The painting has a dramatic gilt background with golden clouds. The birds and tree are painted in a metallic thick moriage style (raised pigment) that stands out from the ground. Ink and color pigments over a gilt paper gold leaf style background. The painting is set in a black lacquered frame with a silk brocade border. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 71"w x 0.75"d x 36"h

Circa: 20th Century

Materials: Brass, Paper, Silk, Wood

Condition: Good, wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with solid joinery and frame. Age appropriate wear with minor scuffs on frame. Backside has light stains as seen in photos.

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