Pair of Japanese Edo Screens Minogame Turtles in Spring Landscape


Colorful pair of 19th century Japanese Edo period six-panel byobu table screens depicting pairs of Minogame turtles in spring landscapes. Made in the Kano school style one screen features pines, willow, and flowering cherry trees. The other screen features pine, prunus, and flowering camelia. The paintings have an aged patina, but no rips or tears on the front images. Lovely example of Kano school artwork and depictions with turtles symbolizing longevity and good fortune. From an estate in Beverly Hills, CA. Price is for a pair.

Dimensions: 61.5"w x 0.5"d x 21.5"h

Circa: 19th Century, Japan

Materials: Brass, Paper, Silk, Wood

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully painted with age appropriate wear and fading. No rips or tears on the painted panels only stains and foxing as seen in photos. Aged patina with losses on back sides as expected.

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