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Lot 59: Six Panel Japanese Screen

Estimate: $1,500 – $2,500

Very early (possibly 17th c.), Kano School style, ink, color and gold on paper, depicting a scene from “The Tales of Genji”, a continuous celebration or a rally of clans, in a mountain palace setting, including drumming, preparing a feast, hosting the various Samurai and Courtesans, the Daimyo (Minamoto Yoshitsune) appropriately dressed in elaborate robe and holding an open fan with mon, and holding the warrior’s banner, very colorful, heavily gilded billowing clouds, 5′ 6″ x 12′, (2′ wide panels), “as is” condition.

Six panel Japanese screen