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.
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