London, South Kensington
8 November 2007
A two-fold lacquer screen, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
decorated in gold, silver and iroe hiramakie and takamakie, with kirigane and kimpun, the panels of cockerels and hen with their young chicks before flowering peony and chrysanthemum, above a rectangular plaque of chrysanthemum and scrolling tendrils on a nashiji ground, the borders delicately depicted in gilt as grained wood, the reverse panels decorated in hiramakie and togidashi depicting a solitary, partially defined pine tree -- 8 5/8in. (22cm.) high.
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