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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 157

    A six fold screen, 19th century

    Price Realised  

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    A six fold screen, 19th century
    painted in sumi, gofun and colours on a gold sprinkled ground, with a group of three male Immortals dancing and playing musical instruments before a waterfall in a tree strewn landscape, a further male Immortal seated on rockwork to one side and a female Immortal seated on the back of ho-o in flight above, two karako and a crane in the foreground -- the panels 66½in. x 23½in. max. (168.9cm. x 59.7cm.), unsigned, the exterior covered in silver textured paper, with incised metal mounts.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY