Japanese Taisho Two Panel Screen Figures in the Garden


Exceptional Japanese Taisho period two-panel byobu screen depicting figures in the garden. Beautifully detailed with a male figure above in a window observing an elderly samurai accompanying a beauty and her maid walking amid gourds growing on a bamboo arbor. The foliage is painted in a textured, dark green color with a metallic luster which is hard to see in pictures. The bamboo has a rich gilt finish. The painting is embellished with intricate details and textures not commonly seen. The ink and natural color pigments are painted on gold silk and set in a black lacquered frame. Signed with a seal by artist Shugetsu on upper right side.

Dimensions: 68.75"w x .75"d x 66.5"h

Circa: Early 20th Century, Japan

Materials: Silk, Wood

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Very good condition with age appropriate as seen in photos. Minor losses on reverse side.

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