Folding screen - gold/silver leaf - 6 panel screen (byobu) with a nicely detailed painting of large cranes, bamboo and a lingering river - Japan - bakumatsu period 150 - 180 years old

Description
Folding screen - gold/silver leaf - 6 panel screen (byobu) with a nicely detailed painting of large cranes, bamboo and a lingering river - Japan - bakumatsu period 150 - 180 years old
Good condition, see description - 172.3×348×2 cm

6 panel roomdivider with a nice natural scene with a continuous painting on oxidized silver/goldleaf of 7 large cranes and 2 crane chicks and 2 turtles. Symbolising fortune and long life. The centre group of cranes is calling out for the flying crane arriving from the top right corner. The scene is painted against a background of a bamboo forest with fence with kiku flowers (chrysanthemum), reeds and a lingering river. In decent original condition. With traces of age and use. See also the hinge part between the first and second panel on the right. The 2 outer panels on the backside have been replaced.

Height: 172.3. Total width: 348 cm (6 x 58 cm)

Certificate of Authenticity will be added.

Lot will be carefully packed and sent by registered shipping.

Lot details
Object
Folding screen
Material
gold/silver leaf
Period
bakumatsu period 150 - 180 years old
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
6 panel screen (byobu) with a nicely detailed painting of large cranes, bamboo and a lingering river
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
172.3×348×2 cm
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