antique japanese screens

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. 

Poppies Six-panel folding screens DATEEdo 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. INVENTORY NR: byo-1073Japanese screen for sale. Price on application.  

Birds and riverA six-panel folding screen ARTISTHara Zaichu (1750-1837)DATEEdo Period (1615-1867), 19th centuryMEDIUMInk, pigments, gofun and gold on paperDIMENSIONS106 by 268 cmSIGNATURE Hara Zaichu; artist’s sealsNOTESKanagu with Kiku (emperor’s seal) The fine traditional composition shows very well defined birds and chrysanthemums with other flowers on a river, while the sky is left unpainted in plain paper, sprinkled with gold and silver flakes to render the clouds.Pupil of Maruyama Okyo (1733-95), Hara Zaichu is one of the prominent Kyoto artists of his...

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