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"Egrets beneath Tall Grass" Japanese-style Gilt Four-Panel Screen

$5,280

About

Used to partition a room and block unpleasant drafts, the standing screen has long been a fixture of Chinese and Japanese interiors. Carefully placed to instill harmony, a tall screen offered privacy and provided an expansive surface for fine paintings. Likely intended for Western markets, this early 20th century standing screen is comprised of four wooden panels cloaked in black lacquer, and simulates Japanese paper byobu screens with a backdrop of brilliant gold pigment. The four panel screen is decorated with a tranquil scene of white egrets gathered beneath gently swaying tall grasses. This screen is fitted with alternating hinges and stands upright without supports.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 116.5 in. (295.91 cm)Width: 52.5 in. (133.35 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    LacqueredWood,Paint
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1930s
  • Condition
    Repaired: Minor restorations were conducted by our team to repair cosmetic damage to peeling lacquer finish due to item age. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: CVF0171stDibs: LU820021022992

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Chicago, IL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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4.9 / 5
Located in Chicago, IL

PAGODA RED is a renowned resource for designers as well as collectors of contemporary and ancient Chinese, Korean and Japanese art. They offer a curated edit of fine and provincial furniture, ceramics, scholars' objects, and paintings and textiles, each piece historically and geographically authentic.

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