edo period samurai armor

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. 

To-uchiwaNoh theatre fan of Chinese shapeEdo period (1615-1867), 19th centuryLength: 48 cmLacquered wood and painted silkFans of this type are used in Japanese Noh theatre representations by some characters like Kantan-Otoko or in few specific plays. The red lacquer and the old Chinese style of the fan are not found elsewhere on Japanese non-foldable fans (uchiwa), which are generally smaller and do not have the central wooden support. This kind of design is, in fact, Chinese and can be found in Japan only on gunbai-uchiwa, the fan used by generals to guide the troops, made with this...

Utagawa Yoshiiku (1833 –1904)Print with Mongaku under the waterfall Date: 1864Series: "Imayo Nazorae Genji" Modern comparison for the Tale of Genji; chapter 40Signature: Chokaro Yoshiiku gaPublisher: OmiyaFormat oban, 24.5 x 37 cmThe print depicts the monk Mongaku Shonin in repentance beneath a waterfall. The scene is based on the legend of Endo Morito, the secular name of Mongaku who was originally a samurai a samurai guard of the imperial family in Kyoto. In his late teenage years, he fell in love with Kesa, the beautiful wife of his samurai...

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