Extraordinary 6 panel byobu screen with a polychrome painting of 3 crane birds looking down from a hill on a river. The cranes are very well painted with lots of detailing. With some light sprinkled gold, depicting this river landscape with bamboo, white flowering Japanese apricot (ume) and pine trees (the three friend of winter shōchikubai ). Signed and sealed by the artist in the lower right corner: Eigyô.
The painting is mounted on a brocade border and has a lacquered wooden frame with engraved copper hardware. The backside of the screen is finished with paper in a geometrical green and silver design and is in very good condition.
In Japan, the crane is one of the mystical or holy creatures and symbolizes good fortune and longevity because of its fabled life span of a thousand years.
This roomdivider is light in weight and can also be easily mounted flat on a wall and be presented as one impressive work of art.
Total width: 273 cm. (6 x 45,5 cm). Height 121,5 cm.
When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.
- Byobu, Pantalla plegable
- Madera, Papel
- Periodo Meiji (1868 -1912)
- Región / País de origen
- Tema / representación
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- 6 panel middle size screen with a painting of 3 crane birds looking down from a hill on a river
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- 121.5×273×2 cm