menpo mask for sale

Cherry blossom at Mount YoshinoA pair of six-panel folding screens DATEEarly Edo period (1615-1868)MEDIUMInk, color and gold leaf on paperDIMENSIONSEach: 172 by 377 cm  Mount Yoshino (Yoshino-yama), close to the former capital Nara, has been Japan's most famous cherry blossom viewing spot for many centuries. It is said that the first trees were planted along its slopes more than 1300 years ago, and today the mountain is covered by approximately 30,000 cherry trees of many different varieties, especially of the Yamazakura variety.The scenes on this pair of screens...

Folding screen with a landscapeYano Sesso (1714-1777)Mid Edo Period (1615-1867)Six-fold screenInk, pigments and gofun on gold-leaf ground, 181x380 cmSigned: Hôkyô Sessô hitsuArtist's sealsA fine Japanese folding screen with a strong composition of banana plants, peonies and rocks with birds.At the service of the Hosokawa clan, works from the Yano school painters are preserved in the Eisei-Bunko. Japanese screen  for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: byo-670 

Netsuke avorio
Ivory netsuke with a skeleton19th centurySigned: ShozanHeight: 6 cmThe Japanese were fascinated by the complete bone structure of a human, this theme can be found in many mediums of Japanese art, inlays of dancing skeletons are found on Inro and Suzuribako, woodblock prints and ceramics. Here the departed has been arranged in the burial position, forming a very functional netsuke. Signed on the pelvis.Netsuke for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: net-1206  

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