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Folding screen,  the Itsukushima shrine, Japan, Edo period, 18th c
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Ref : 79056
32 000 €
Period :
18th century
Provenance :
Japan
Medium :
Natural mineral pigments on Paper, Gold leaf, Wood, Brass, Silk borders.
Dimensions :
L. 110.63 inch X H. 53.74 inch X P. 0.71 inch
Asian Art & Antiques  - Folding screen,  the Itsukushima shrine, Japan, Edo period, 18th c 18th century - Folding screen,  the Itsukushima shrine, Japan, Edo period, 18th c  - Folding screen,  the Itsukushima shrine, Japan, Edo period, 18th c Antiquités - Folding screen,  the Itsukushima shrine, Japan, Edo period, 18th c
Cristina Ortega & Michel Dermigny

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Folding screen, the Itsukushima shrine, Japan, Edo period, 18th c

Mid 18th century Japanese Edo period six-panel screen featuring daylife around the famous floating temple and tori of Itsukushima. The gate, a Shinto symbol for the transition between secular and sacred realms, is visible in the third panel from the left.
Clouds formed of gold leaf swirl along the screen, framing the scene. Breaks in the clouds reveal hints of a distant landscape beyond with smaller buildings with figures with tags indicating the name of the landmark.
Kano school , ink, natural pigments and gold leaf. Vibrant colors of white, red, green, and sky blue. Set in a lacquered frame with a silk brocade border and etched brass trim.
Impressive and rare screen with a medium size.

Dimensions: 136,5 x 1,8 x 2,81 cm
Mid 18th Century, Japan

Condition: Good, joinery and craftsmanship with older repairs. Age appropriate wear and fading. Back paper has been changed.

Delevery information :

A special care is given to packing. Bigest pieces are crated.
All our shippings are insured with tracking.
As we do a lot of shippings, we do have very special rates. Please inquire!

Cristina Ortega & Michel Dermigny

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