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Japanese Asian Signed Four-Panel Folding Byobu Showa Screen Tales of the Genji

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A gorgeous four panel Japanese Byobu folding screen depicting scenes from the Classic Japanese narrative "Tales of the Genji". The dark, rich colors, gold leaf and beautiful hand painted detail of the characters really make this an attractive work. Original decorative period brass hardware adds another wonderful touch. Signed and stamped by artist. This piece is sure to stand out in almost any setting weather used as a divider or hung on the wall as a work of art. Acquired from a collector who lived in Japan for two decades. Likely Showa period but possibly Meiji period. Approximate dimensions when fully extended: 36" high, 70" wide, 1" deep Approximate folded dimensions: 36" high, 18" wide, 3 to 4" deep.

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  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    In good vintage condition with one small puncture at base of far left panel and minor wear to wood frame and backing cloth consistent with age and use (please see photos) . A very beautiful work over all.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 36 in. x W 70 in. x D 1 in.H 91.44 cm x W 177.8 cm x D 2.54 cm
  • Seller Location
    Studio City, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU2254315804911
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