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Japanese Six Panel Screen: Moon and Wild Grasses

Strikingly beautiful gold moon rising through wild grasses on oxidized silver sky. Mineral pigments on gold and silver leaf with brocade and dark brown, lacquer frame. (Heavily oxidized silver to portray darkness of night. This process for creating dark background is called Shibuichi. This is a 75-40% copper combined in silver leaf.)

Period
c.1750
Origin
Japan
Dimensions
69 1/2" h x 149" w x 3/4" d
176.5cm h x 378.5cm w x 1.9cm d
Item #
S1866
Price Range

Price Range
  • $0-$5,000
  • $5,001-$10,000
  • $10,001-$25,000
  • $25,001-$50,000
  • $50,001-$100,000
  • over $100,000