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Pair of Japanese Screens
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Exceptional pair of Japanese screens, 20th century Six parts, six times 45 cm wide Gold spotted paper with parts of old screens.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

  • Pair of Japanese Screens
  • Pair of Japanese Screens
  • Pair of Japanese Screens
  • Pair of Japanese Screens
H 45.28 in. W 104.34 in. D 0.79 in.
Pair of Japanese Screens with Flowers of the Four Seasons, 19th Century
Located in Milano, IT
This pair of screens belongs to a genre of lyrical paintings of flowers, grasses, and other plants that flourished around the middle of the 17th century and became a specialty of the...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Pair of Japanese Screens: ink paintings of peacocks on gold leaf by Imao Keinen
By Imao Keinen
Located in Prahran, Victoria
A pair of screens by Imao Keinen featuring peacocks painted in ink on gold leaf. Lacquered wood frame, brocade border, incised copper hardware. Dimensions: H 175cm x W 352cm Biogr...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Japanese Taisho Period Screens Paragons of Filial Piety
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Impressive pair of Japanese screens from the Taisho period meiji. Each six-panel screen depicts an image from the 24 paragons of filial piety Confucian stories written by Guo Jujing ...
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20th Century Japanese Taisho Paintings and Screens

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Brass, Gold Leaf

Pair of Six Fold Japanese Paper Screens
Located in London, GB
Pair of large six fold Japanese paper screens, both decorated with monochromatic pine trees on a gold ground. With a patterned silk border, early 20th century. All British and EU Sal...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Silk, Paper

  • Pair of Six Fold Japanese Paper Screens
  • Pair of Six Fold Japanese Paper Screens
  • Pair of Six Fold Japanese Paper Screens
  • Pair of Six Fold Japanese Paper Screens
H 67.3 in. W 141.7 in. D 1 in.
Japanese Six Panel Screens: Pair of Festival Carts
Located in Hudson, NY
Antique Japanese screen with Festival Cart design. Edo period painting (First half of the 19th century) of one brown lacquer cart and one black lacquer cart, both with exuberant an...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Japanese Edo Screens Chrysanthemums Along Fence
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Remarkable pair of early 19th century Japanese late Edo period screens depicting summer chrysanthemums growing along a brushwood fence. Ink and color pigments over a dramatic silver ...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Silver Leaf

Pair of Japanese Two Panel Screens: Exaggerated Mountain Landscape
Located in Hudson, NY
Rivers of mist, falling water and moss draped trees evolve into this fantastical literati mirage. In this scholarly world sages wander unhindered through the mystical landscape meeti...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Silk

Pair of Rare Antique Japanese Folding Screens with Provenance
Located in Atlanta, GA
An amazing pair of matching antique Japanese folding screen predating 1812-1813, most likely from Kano School. Six panels each depict Chinese-inspired landscapes showing cranes, pine...
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Antique 1810s Japanese Japonisme Paintings and Screens

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Brass

Pair of Japanese Meiji Six Panel Screens of Seasonal Landscapes
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Fascinating pair of large Japanese Meiji period six-panel screens of seasonal landscapes with flowers and birds. The first screen depicts a pair of pheasants in a spring landscape wi...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens

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Brass, Gold Leaf

Pair of Japanese Edo Six Panel Screens the Seven Sages
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Fantastic pair of 19th century Japanese late Edo/early Meiji period six-panel screens titled The seven sages of the bamboo grove. The Kano school screens depict a group of Daoist Chi...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Brass, Gold Leaf

Pair of Japanese Iris Screens on Gilt After Ogata Korin
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Dramatic pair of Japanese two-panel screens depicting Kakitsubata or flowering Irises on a gilt gold leaf background after Ogata Korin (Japanese 1658-1716). The screens feature abstr...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Japanese Two Panel Screens Moon Rising Through Autumn Grasses
Located in Hudson, NY
Ink with accents of gold on paper. By Kodama Sanrei (1915-2002) exhibited at the 1968 Nippu-ten. About the Artist: Kodama Sanrei was born in Nagano prefecture and studied under the a...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Pair of Japanese Edo Rimpa School Screens after Tawaraya Sosetsu
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Impressive pair of 17th century Japanese Edo period Rinpa school screens made in the manner and style of Tawaraya Sosetsu (1570-1640). Beautifully decorated with wild flowers and gra...
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Antique 17th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Japanese Two Panel Screens Rabbits and Geese in Autumn
Located in Hudson, NY
Screen A: Autumn Scene with Geese in a Gentle Landscape. Lovely painting depicting geese under maple, in a gentle water landscape. Mineral pigments on paper with gold leaf clouds. ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paint

Pair of Japanese Two-Fold Screens with Flower Arrangements and Rare Birds
Located in Milano, IT
Karamono with flower arrangements and rare birds Edo period, 18th century Pair of two-panel folding screens Ink, colors, gofun and gold leaf on paper Each 170 by 165 cm ...
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Antique 18th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Meiji Era, Circa 1900 Japanese Screen Pair, Flowers & Birds of Spring & Autumn
Located in Kyoto, JP
Flowers & Birds of Spring and Autumn Unknown artist. Japan. Meiji period, circa 1900. A pair of six-fold screens. Ink, color, gofun and gold leaf on paper. Signed: Gaga S...
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Antique 1890s Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Japanese Edo Period Six-Panel Screen, "100 Boys at Play"
Located in Austin, TX
An absolutely charming pair of Japanese Tosa School six-panel folding screens painted with the "One Hundred Boys at Play" motif, featuring a multitude of boys in various pursuits in ...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Japanese Two Panel Screens with Rocky Coastal Landscape on Silver Design
Located in Hudson, NY
Japanese two panel screen: Rocky coastal landscape on silver, Meiji period (1868-1912) dramatic painting of ocean waves crashing on a rocky shoreline. Beautifully painted sea spray a...
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Antique 1880s Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens

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Silver Leaf

Pair of Japanese Two Panel Screens, Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima
Located in Hudson, NY
Pigment on silk. Various walkways interconnecting the temple complex with one lone figure of a woman. Back paper is hand-stamped with mica paint. Signature and seal read: Gekkan
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Early 20th Century Paintings and Screens

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Silk

Early 20th Century Pair of Japanese Folding Screens, Deer Under Maple Trees
Located in Kyoto, JP
Deer under maples Late Taisho period, circa 1925-1930 Pair of two-panel screens. Ink and pigment on silk. Signature: Goho Seal: Goho A pair of two-fold Japanese silk s...
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Vintage 1920s Japanese Taisho Paintings and Screens

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Silk, Wood, Paper

Pair of Japanese Watercolors on Silk
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
One of families promenading beside a lake, the other showing ladies in the bath house, each within an English gilt faux-bamboo frame.
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Antique 1880s Japanese Paintings and Screens

  • Pair of Japanese Watercolors on Silk
  • Pair of Japanese Watercolors on Silk
  • Pair of Japanese Watercolors on Silk
  • Pair of Japanese Watercolors on Silk
H 34.65 in. W 43.31 in. D 0.04 in.
Early 20th Century Japanese Silver Screen Pair, Flowers & Birds of the 4 Seasons
Located in Kyoto, JP
Flowers and birds of the 4 Seasons. Early 20th century, circa 1920 Pair of six-panel Japanese folding screens. Ink, gofun, pigment and silver leaf on paper. Signed and se...
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Early 20th Century Asian Taisho Paintings and Screens

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Silver Leaf

Lovely Pair of Japanese circa 1900-1915 Scroll Paintings Japan Tomobako
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Great decorated pieces Condition Some stains width 41.1 cm × length188.7 cm. Painting width 29.8 cm × length 126.0 cm Period circa 1900.
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20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Fabric

Pair of Japanese Ink Hanging Scrolls Kano Tanyu
By Kano Tan'yu 1
Located in Atlanta, GA
A fine matching pair of hanging scrolls ink on paper mounted in green brocade borders circa Edo period (17-18th century). The Kano school painting depicts wild geese in the reeds by ...
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Antique Late 17th Century Japanese Japonisme Paintings and Screens

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Wood, Paper

Pair of Six-Panel Folding Screens with Peonies and Other Flowers
Located in Milano, IT
A pair of six-panel folding screens with peonies and other flowers 19th century Each 72.5 by 241 cm Small and elegant screens with an ideal scene depicting peonies and othe...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Pair of Antique Japanese Paintings of Karashishi, Edo Period, 18th Century
Located in Prahran, Victoria
A rare pair of antique Japanese Karashishi paintings in a landscape of rocks and peony flowers on gold leaf ground in fine handmade frames, Edo period, early 18th century. The Karash...
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Antique Early 18th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Japanese Framed Scrolls with Lotus, White Heron and Duck Decoration
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of 19th century Japanese scrolls in frames with lotus, white heron circle of Kano Naonobu (Japan, 1607-1660) and duck beside a pond.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Lovely Pair of Nihonga Scene Edo Period Scroll Japan Artist Matsumura Keibun
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
It is a work drawn by Keibun Matsumura himself as you can see, Japan. It is one of the masterpieces of Kyofumi Matsumura's picture book Kudzushi, and it is a very attractive work in...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Silk

Pair of Egrets Bird Scene Meiji Period Scroll Japan 19c Artist Kinryo Ishi
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
As you can see, it is a work drawn by Kinryo Ishii. In addition to the simple yet calm background, the willow hanging from the top and the flying egret shine well. Nanga styl...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens

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Silk

Pair of Antique Japanese Flower Paintings by Yanagisawa Kien, circa 18th Century
By Yanagisawa Kien
Located in Prahran, Victoria
Pair of antique Japanese Nagasaki School paintings by Yanagisawa Kien (1704-1758), depicting classical ikebana flower arrangements. Each painted on silk in mineral pigments and beari...
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Antique Mid-18th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Silk

Pair of Painted Panels, Lotus in Bloom
Located in Hudson, NY
Pair of framed Japanese paintings. Originally architectual panels removed from an interior structure and framed. Acid free mounting with UV plexiglass.
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Early 20th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

  • Pair of Painted Panels, Lotus in Bloom
  • Pair of Painted Panels, Lotus in Bloom
  • Pair of Painted Panels, Lotus in Bloom
  • Pair of Painted Panels, Lotus in Bloom
H 82.5 in. W 39 in. D 1 in.
Pair of 19th Century Japanese Screens
Located in Bagshot, GB
A pair of large 19th century Japanses Screens of Japanese scenery. The screens also come with a wooden crate which would have been built for them at a later date in order to move ...
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Antique 19th Century Asian Other Decorative Art

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Paper

  • Pair of 19th Century Japanese Screens
  • Pair of 19th Century Japanese Screens
  • Pair of 19th Century Japanese Screens
  • Pair of 19th Century Japanese Screens
H 68.9 in. W 152.37 in. D 0.71 in.
Pair of Japanese Folding Screens, Rinpa School, 19th Century
Located in Milano, IT
A pair of six-panel screen with a silver ground, decorated with the “Seven kinds of grass of Autumn” ("aki no nanakusa") on a silver leaf ground. Unreadable signature.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Japanese Scroll Weights Lovely Green and Gold Pair of Handcrafted Agate
Located in South Burlington, VT
An attractive pair of handcrafted Japanese white agate fuchin or scroll weights in a lovely color and in ball form. With new quality green and gold cords. Dimensions: 8.5 inches ...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Agate

18th Century Pair of Japanese Screens, "Genji Tale"
Located in Paris, FR
Pair of six leaves screens representing the 11th century Japanese Novel the 'Genji Tale.' Polychrome paining and ink on a gilded background. The Genji Monogarati or 'Genji Tale' is a...
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Antique Late 18th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Bronze

  • 18th Century Pair of Japanese Screens, "Genji Tale"
  • 18th Century Pair of Japanese Screens, "Genji Tale"
  • 18th Century Pair of Japanese Screens, "Genji Tale"
  • 18th Century Pair of Japanese Screens, "Genji Tale"
H 16.54 in. W 45.67 in. D 0.79 in.
A pair of six-panel Japanese screens (byobu)
Located in Winter Park, FL
Each screen similarly decorated with a continuous scene of Tartar archers hunting, some on horseback and others on foot accompanied by dogs, charging deers and boars in a mountainous...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Ink

Pair of Japanese 18th Century Folding Screens
Located in Lisbon, IT
Pair of Japanese folding screens (3 leafs each).
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Antique 18th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

  • Pair of Japanese 18th Century Folding Screens
  • Pair of Japanese 18th Century Folding Screens
  • Pair of Japanese 18th Century Folding Screens
  • Pair of Japanese 18th Century Folding Screens
H 37.41 in. W 59.06 in. D 0.99 in.
Pair of Six-Panel Screens with One Thousand Birds Painting
By Chôgetsu 1
Located in New York, NY
Ink and mineral colors on paper. Pair of six-panel screens with fine painting in ink and color on paper of one thousand flying birds, all delightfully different.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

20th Century Inui Baitei Pair of Two Panel Screen
Located in TORINO, IT
20th century Inui Baitei (1933-1998) Pair of two panel screens. Inui Baitei was pupil of Imao Keinen.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

  • 20th Century Inui Baitei Pair of Two Panel Screen
  • 20th Century Inui Baitei Pair of Two Panel Screen
  • 20th Century Inui Baitei Pair of Two Panel Screen
  • 20th Century Inui Baitei Pair of Two Panel Screen
H 67.33 in. W 74.41 in. D 0.79 in.
Pair of Bamboo Framed Scenic Painted Silk Panels
Located in Pasadena, CA
Genre scenes with people and nature predominantly in shades of blue with yellow and red highlights. Bamboo frames with leather backs. Dimensions: Outside frame height 57.50" Ou...
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20th Century Japanese Modern Paintings and Screens

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Silk, Bamboo, Paint

  • Pair of Bamboo Framed Scenic Painted Silk Panels
  • Pair of Bamboo Framed Scenic Painted Silk Panels
  • Pair of Bamboo Framed Scenic Painted Silk Panels
  • Pair of Bamboo Framed Scenic Painted Silk Panels
H 57.50 in. W 19.75 in. D 1.35 in.
A pair of six-panel Japanese screens (byobu)
Located in Winter Park, FL
Each screen similarly decorated with a continuous scene depicting flying cranes and others standing along a lake bordered by pine trees.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings

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Ink

Pair of Six-Panel Screens, Sheep by Trees
By Furuya Itcho
Located in New York, NY
The screen is made from ink, mineral colors, gofun (powdered calcified shell) and gold wash on paper and dated (Showa era (1926–1989)). In this tranquil fall scene, a flock of she...
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Vintage 1920s Japanese Paintings

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Paper

  • Pair of Six-Panel Screens, Sheep by Trees
  • Pair of Six-Panel Screens, Sheep by Trees
  • Pair of Six-Panel Screens, Sheep by Trees
  • Pair of Six-Panel Screens, Sheep by Trees
H 67.52 in. W 142.13 in. D 0.79 in.
Pair of Six-Panel Screens, Flowers of the Four Seasons
Located in New York, NY
Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, mineral colors, go fun, and gold on paper with gold leaf Rinpa School, Edo period (1615-1868).
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Antique 18th Century Japanese Paintings

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Paper

Pair of Two-Panel Screen, Autumn at the Rakushisha
By Hatta Kōyō
Located in New York, NY
Pair of two-panel screens. Mineral colors, mica and gofun on paper. Rakushisha ("Hut of the Fallen Persimmon Fruits") is the former residence of Haikai poet Murai Kyorai (1651–1704)...
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Vintage 1920s Japanese Decorative Art

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Paper

  • Pair of Two-Panel Screen, Autumn at the Rakushisha
  • Pair of Two-Panel Screen, Autumn at the Rakushisha
  • Pair of Two-Panel Screen, Autumn at the Rakushisha
  • Pair of Two-Panel Screen, Autumn at the Rakushisha
H 66.34 in. W 72.45 in. D 0.79 in.
Pair of Japanese screen
Located in Miami, FL
19th century Japanese screens,in the chinese style ( wisdom figures in landscapes surrounded by animals.) Paintings on paper, surronded by inbroided fabric, Each panel are 24,75 ...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper, Wood, Fabric

  • Pair of Japanese screen
  • Pair of Japanese screen
  • Pair of Japanese screen
  • Pair of Japanese screen
H 65.75 in. W 24.75 in.
Beautiful Pair of Japanese Screens
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Beautiful, left and right pair of ink, gold and gold leaf painted on paper Japanese screens, circa 1900. As wall panels they would really make a room. Slight damage and restoration t...
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Early 20th Century Screens and Room Dividers

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Paper

  • Beautiful Pair of Japanese Screens
  • Beautiful Pair of Japanese Screens
  • Beautiful Pair of Japanese Screens
  • Beautiful Pair of Japanese Screens
H 67.72 in. W 144.1 in. D 0.79 in.
PAIR OF JAPANESE SCREEN PANELS/PROVENANCE: PRINCE ESTATE
Located in Essex, MA
PROVENANCE: FREDRICK PRINCE, WATERCOLOR ON PAPER SIGNED
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings

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Watercolor, Paper

S1295 One of a Pair: Japanese Screen Cherry Trees and Wisteria.
Located in Hudson, NY
Pair of Japanese Screens, Cherry Trees and Wisteria. Artist signature: Taiheki. Brightly colored pigments on mulberry paper. Each two panel screen measures 66 ¾” high x 68 ½” w...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

Pair of Antique Japanese Screens
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A beautiful pair of vibrant Japanese folding screens depicting a spring landscape with flowing rivers, courting pheasants and mallards, blossoming plum trees and irises. Gold leaf b...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

  • Pair of Antique Japanese Screens
  • Pair of Antique Japanese Screens
  • Pair of Antique Japanese Screens
  • Pair of Antique Japanese Screens
H 22.5 in. W 103 in. D .5 in.
Japanese Screen of Pair of Geese on Pond's Edge
Located in Hudson, NY
Screen painting of pair of geese on pond's edge. Seal: Koshu Tisho (1880-1910.)
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Early 20th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

Pair of Japanese Monochrome Screens on Paper c1900
Located in London, GB
An exceptionally decorative pair of monochrome Japanese screens on paper with delicate wooden frames, depicting a continuing bamboo forest. Each screen measures 148.4” wide x 67.7”...
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Antique 1860s Japanese Paintings and Screens

Japan, Antique Pair of Two-Panel Screens Byobu Depicting Koi
Located in South Burlington, VT
Japan, a pair of two panel screens byobu depicting Koi, ink and mineral colors on paper, each screen 168cm, 67.5” high and 187cm, 75” wide, Taisho to early Showa period, (1920’s-1930...
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Vintage 1920s Japanese Japonisme Paintings and Screens

Pair of 19th Century Japanese Six Fold Silvered Paper Screens
Located in London, GB
Pair of highly decorative Japanese six fold silvered paper screens, with green decoration suggesting roller blinds. Burgundy lacquer frames. 19th Century.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

Pair of Japanese Folding Screens with Cranes, Kanō School, 19th Century
Located in Milano, IT
The scene is in typical Kano school style, dominated by a group of cranes in irregular and dynamic positions. The powerful arrangement shows an impetuous river running under and over...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Pair of Japanese, Early 20th Century Six-Fold Gold Paper Screens
Located in London, GB
Pair of six-fold Japanese paper screens, early 20th century. The gold ground decorated with wild horses grazing and faint landscape of grass mountains and clouds feature in both fore...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

Pair of Six-Fold Japanese Screens Attribtuted to Kano Sansetsu, 1590-1651
Located in Milano, IT
Flowers and Trees of the Four Seasons A pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, gofun and gold leaf on paper Kyoto Kano (Kyo-Kano) School Attributed to Kano Sansetsu (159...
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Antique Early 17th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Japanese Fine Pair of Antique Gold Leaf Screens, Perfect for Small Spaces
Located in South Burlington, VT
A fine pair of antique small-scale Japanese gold leaf six panel folding screens by obu conceived in a convenient size. These finely burnished examples feature a warm patina from gent...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Japanese 19th Century Six Fold Screens with Gold Leaf Background
Located in London, GB
A wonderfully decorative pair of Japanese 19th century six fold screens. The gold leaf background beautifully painted with tall grasses and sparrows.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Japan Fine Antique Pair of Gold Gilt Bronze Mandarin Ducks Screen holders, 19thc
Located in South Burlington, VT
A fine pair of Japanese hand cast gold gilt bronze Mandarin Duck screen holders with highly detailed plumage, late Meiji period 19th century. An original signed wooden box tomobako ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens

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Bronze

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Pair Of Japanese Screens For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of pair of Japanese screens available on 1stDibs. The range of distinct pair of Japanese screens — often made from paper, metal and wood — can elevate any home. Pair of Japanese screens have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century. Imao Keinen, Nakayama Sanji and Yanagisawa Kien each produced beautiful pair of Japanese screens that are worth considering.

How Much are Pair Of Japanese Screens?

Pair of Japanese screens can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $7,500, while the lowest priced sells for $55 and the highest can go for as much as $169,496.

Finding the Right Paintings and Screens for You

Traditional Asian paintings were often created on scrolls and folding screens. Artisans made screens that could be folded up or spread out by connecting several panels using hinges. Today, antique Asian folding screens and paintings are sophisticated decorative accents that can serve as makeshift partitions to ensure privacy.

The original folding screens were created by Chinese artists. The earliest record of screens comes from the 2nd century B.C., and surviving examples date back to the Ming dynasty. Chinese painting utilizes many of the same tools as calligraphy — these screens were crafted from wood with painted panels featuring striking art or calligraphy that told cultural stories or represented nature and life in the area.

The practice was introduced to Japan, where paintings for screens were made on paper and silk, in the 8th century. These paintings frequently feature subjects such as landscapes, animals, flowers and Buddhist religious themes. Along with screens for tea ceremonies and dance backgrounds, there were screens for use in Shinto and Buddhist temples.

In the 17th century, screens began to be imported to Europe where their popularity grew. Coco Chanel famously collected Coromandel folding screens.

Traditional Asian paintings can make a tasteful addition to any wall, and screens can be used as decoration or, in the case of larger iterations, as an aesthetic way to divide a large room. Browse the selection of antique Asian paintings and screens from a variety of styles and eras on 1stDibs.