Japanese Screen

  

 

A pair of six-panel screen depicting five gambolling Shishi; ink on gold-leafed paper; mounted and decorated with silk brokade borders and lacquer frames with metal fittings; Signed Kano Sokuyo hitsu and with two crimson seals of the artist; each six-panel screen approximately 146.4 inches (341.7 cm) long and 63.36 inches (160.9 cm) high; 18th century; Kano school; Edo period; Japan.

 

 

A two-panel screen depicting crows perching on rock adjacent to a waterfall; Nihonga School; signed and with a stamped red seal of the artist; silk brocade borders and red lacquer frame with openwork gilt metal fittings; ink and color on silk; circa 1900; Japan. 76 inches (193 cm) high; 90 inches (228.6 cm) wide.

 

Last updated 06/09/2003  Zhou Yi