Byobu, Folding screen - Copper, Lacquered wood, Paper - Crane - Extraordinary 6 panel byobu screen polychrome painting of six crane birds in a river landscape - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)
Extraordinary 6 panel byobu screen with a polychrome painting of 2 flying crane birds and 2 cranebirds standing in a river. The cranes and flowers are very well painted with lots of detailing.
The cranes amidst a river landscape with bamboo, white flowering Japanese apricot (ume), rocks in the water and decorated with " Nasihji" sprinkled gold, creating depth in the scene.
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
- Pintado a mano
- Cobre, Madera lacada, Papel
- Periodo Meiji (1868 -1912)
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- Extraordinary 6 panel byobu screen polychrome painting of six crane birds in a river landscape
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- 121.5×273×2 cm