Antique Japanese Two Panel Karashishi Screen, Edo Period, circa 17th Century

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Antique Japanese Kano school two fold screen with a well painted scene depicting a pair of 'shi-shi' Buddhist guardian lions in animated poses frolicking amidst a rocky landscape interspersed with white tree peony flowers, early Edo period, circa 17th century.

Painted with ink and mineral pigments on a gold leaf ground and recently professionally remounted onto fresh backing papers in Japan using traditional methods.

Materials: Ink, mineral pigments, gold leaf and paper with silk brocade borders.

Dimensions: H 62cm x W 180 cm.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Edo
  • Place of Origin
    Japan
  • Date of Manufacture
    Unknown
  • Period
    Early 17th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Painted   Paper
    Gilt   Paper
  • Condition
    Good. Paintings are in good overall condition for their age but have numerous old repairs to both painted and gilt areas as illustrated in photographs. Additional photographs available on request.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    24.41 in. H x 70.87 in. W x 0.98 in. D
    62 cm H x 180 cm W x 3 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Prahran, Australia
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU125626008653
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