Shōwa Era Tale of Genji Screen
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Shōwa Era Tale of Genji Screen

Now: $1,499.00 Was: $4,999.00
Est. Arrival: Feb 25 - Feb 28
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COLOR copper/taupe/white/green
CONDITION Excellent
DIMENSIONS 71" L x 0.75" W x 36.15" H
ERA Vintage: 1910-1950
MADE IN Japan
MADE OF gouache/gold leaf/paper/wood/lacquer/silk/metal
SKU 77542415
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL Feb 25 - Feb 28
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RETURNS This item is non-returnable. See our Return Policy for details.
As an antiques and art dealer, interior design consultant, buyer, photographer, graphic designer, and translator, Mira Parker has more than 12 years of experience in the antiques and design industry. She runs a gallery in Dallas.
Why we love this
Vintage Japanese four-panel byobu screen depicting a scene from "The Tale of Genji," an important 11th-century novel by Murasaki Shikibu. Kano School tradition. Gouache and watercolor on gold-leaf over paper. Silk border. Lacquered wood frame. Metal hardware. Paper on back. Japan, Shōwa era (1940s-1960s). Excellent condition - minor age wear overall, couple dings on the back, gently used, hinges are strong.
About the Seller
As an antiques and art dealer, interior design consultant, buyer, photographer, graphic designer, and translator, Mira Parker has more than 12 years of experience in the antiques and design industry. She runs a gallery in Dallas.
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