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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 215

    A FOUR FOLD SCREEN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FOUR FOLD SCREEN, 19TH CENTURY
    with four mounted paper panels in sumi, gofun and colour, each depicting a falcon tethered to a perch, one attempting to take off, another trying to undo the restraining ties, each with a circular seal, all on a gold leaf ground, within gold sprinkled paper borders, the reverse decorated with large painted scrolling leaves -- each panel 67¼in. x 25½in. max. (170.8cm.x 64.8cm.), the painted panels 47¼in. x 20¼in. (120cm. x 51.4cm.).


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