Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Antique Japanese screen painting of a beautiful woman or man, possibly a taikomochi or male geisha smoking a long pipe, leaning on a padded lacquered stand and wearing elegant flowing robes patterned with flowers. In the background stands a ink painting of a mountain landscape. The right hand panel is painted with a standing kimono rack, lacquered black with gold butterflies. Hanging from the rack are two exquisitely embroidered kimonos in the manner of the classic "who's sleeves?" subject matter. Painted in mineral colors on paper and bordered with gold leaf. The upper portion of this border is decorated with roundels of painted floral motifs.

Age: Edo Period (early 1800's)

Dimensions: 64 1/2" high x 54" wide
Price on Request
item #1425210