antique japanese screens

Poppies Six-panel folding screens SCHOOLRinpa SchoolDATEEdo period, 17th centuryMEDIUMInk, color and gold leaf on paperDIMENSIONS112 by 280 cm  Six-panel Japanese folding screen representing some poppies on a golden ground. The poppies are all completely white excepts for tree red flower that sprouts in the left part of the composition and some chrysanthemums in the center.The term Rimpa (or Rinpa) derives from the combination of the last syllable of Kōrin’s name and the world ha (converted into pa), which means “school”. It was used to describe a highly...

Furosaki
Furosaki with scenes at the pleasure quartersA two-panel folding screen DATEEdo Period (1615-1867),  early 18th centuryMEDIUMInk and pigments on paperDIMENSIONS56 by 160.5 cm In the pleasure districts, the stringent codes were meant to be forgotten. In this painting, some clients are watching from outside the teahouse, while some are entering, one of them with the face hidden under a large basket hat. This ukiyo-e screen is representative of a type of genre painting that had its origins in RakuchÅ« rakugai zu, but which abandons a comprehensive view of...

Flowers from the four seasonsA six-panel folding screen DATEMid Edo Period (1615-1867)MEDIUMIInk, pigments, and gofun on a gold groundDIMENSIONS66 by 221 cm Small and elegant screen decorated with an ideal landscape where various species of flowers and plants are portrayed. In the background, golden clouds are realized in gold-foil or flakes, depending on their distance. INVENTORY NR: byo-867Japanese screen for sale. Price on application. 

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