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Japanese Two Panel Screen: Falcons in Flight

Showa period (1926 - 1989) vibrant painting on silk of eagles hunting over turbulent water. The painting on this screen was made using a dying process called somemono, a traditional type of resist dying similar to batik. The dyed silk painting was mounted in a traditional Japanese manner, and then set into a sturdy wooden frame that is able to stand on the ground (see photographs). Screen is backed with raw linen, and is signed and dated on the reverse. Signature reads Shinzo or Makoto-zo (same characters, different readings) and is dated 1940.

Period
Dated 1940
Origin
Japan
Dimensions
63" h x 52 1/2" w
160cm h x 133.3cm w
Item #
S1748
Price Range

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