antique japanese screens

Kamisaka Sekka (1866-1942), Six-panel screenInk, color and gold on paper, 39.5 x 248 cmCirca 1920Signed: Sekka with round seal Seisei A six-panel screen depicting stalks of blue, dark blue and white kikyo (Chinese bellflower) growing from behind bamboo fences, some leaves depicted with the tarashikomi technique. The bamboo fences and some flowers' details are in gold.Painter and designer, Kamisaka Sekka has been one of the most important Japanese artist who brought the traditional aesthetic in western world. Sekka came from a samurai family - his father was in service at...

Folding screen with poppies17th centurySix-panel byobu112 x 280 cmSix-panels Japanese folding screen representing some poppies in a golden ground. The poppies are  all completely white excepts for tree red flower that sprout in the left part of the composition and some chrysanthemums in the center. Japanese screen  for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: byo-1073 

Field of Pinks and Rising Moon Momoyama period, early 17th century Six-panel folding screen; ink, colors, gold leaf and silver on paper.166 x 360 cm  A field of wild pinks (nadeshiko; Dianthus superbus) blooms under a rising moon in this six-panel folding screen. The anonymous artist arranged the flowers, a relative of the carnation, in dense, rhythmical clusters in three horizontal registers in the lower half of the screen, above which clouds of gold leaf merge with the gilded sky. Interspersed between the layers of flowers are passages where flecks of silver foil, now...

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