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Japanese Edo Six Panel Screen Yoshitsune and Benkei

US$4,800

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Spectacular 19th century Japanese late Edo period six-panel byobu screen depicting Yoshitsune and Benkei, two heroes of Japanese folklore. Crafted in ink and natural color pigments on mulberry paper with thick gold leaf borders on each panel. The character Yoshitsune is seated under a blossoming cherry tree in full armor holding a fan. The warrior priest or monk Benkei is depicted kneeling on a leopard skin rug inscribing a poem on a wooden signboard while a third warrior watches on the right side. Signed with a seal on the right side Sekko/Setsuko-hitsu. The seal reads Toso. The painting is set in an ebonized wood frame with a silk border. Provenance; Bonhams N.Y. 3-19-09 estate of Liza Hyde lot 198.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 66 in. (167.64 cm)Width: 139.5 in. (354.33 cm)Depth: .50 in. (1.27 cm)
  • Style
    Edo (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Repaired: Old repairs. Wear consistent with age and use. Shows beautifully with old repairs. Age appropriate wear with stains on silk border and loss at one joint as seen in photos. Characters appear to have been redone.
  • Seller Location
    Rio Vista, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1555223402362

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    Ships From: Rio Vista, CA
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About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Rio Vista, CA

Erin Lane Estate is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and its team of furniture restorers, art curators, professional appraisers and Asia specialists sources prime vintage and antique furniture from the finest estates in Northern and Southern California. Erin Lane Estate specializes in Hollywood Regency, McGuire, Chinese and Japanes...

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