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Six-panel Screen, Rakuchu Rakugai zu (Scenes In and Around Kyoto)

Auction:
2872T
Lot:
2147
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Discovery - 2872T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Six-panel Screen, Rakuchu Rakugai zu (Scenes In and Around Kyoto), Japan, 18th century, depicting bodies of water, bridges, cityscapes, temples, shrines, castles, and people engaged in daily activities, all painted within scrolling cloud bands, ink and color on gold leaf, 48 x 108 in.
Estimate $500-700

normal wear for the age with rubbed areas at the inner folds, chips to the black lacquer frame


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Keywords

Japan, Hindu temple, Kyoto

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