antique japanese screens

Autumn flower and plantsA pair of six-panel folding screen ARTISTRimpa schoolDATEEdo Period (1615-1867), 19th centuryMEDIUMInk, color, and gofun, on gold-leaf groundDIMENSIONS173 by 377 cm each SIGNATUREUnreadable A pair of six-panel screen decorated with the “Seven kinds of grass of Autumn” (aki no nanakusa) on a silver leaf ground.  INVENTORY NR: byo-1383 Japanese screens  for sale. Price on application.   

Paravento raffigurante Hana-mi
A party under the cherry blossomA four-panel folding screen  DATEEdo Period (1615-1867), 18th centuryMEDIUMInk, pigments and gofun on gold-leaf groundDIMENSIONS138.5 by 245 cm Hanami is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers, in this case almost always meaning cherry blossoms (sakura). The subject of this byobu is in fact a small party with a dancer and people enjoying tea  with the traditional dango which are sold nearby by a young woman.Hanami was used as a term that meant "cherry blossom viewing"...

Flower CartA six-panel folding screen  DATEEdo Period (1615-1867), 18th centuryMEDIUMInk, pigments and gofun on gold-leaf groundDIMENSIONS170 by 376 cm A large six-fold paper screen painted in ink and color on a gold ground with a hanaguruma (flower cart) containing a bamboo hanakago (flower baskets) with botan (peony), kerria, and wisteria. INVENTORY NR: byo-392Japanese screen for sale. Price on application.  

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