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Title: kimonos and other Household Soft Goods hanging over a rack in an undefined pre-modern space, presumably the corner of a Japanese Home, Screens with the motif of kimono on hanging racks are generally called "tagasode - byobu", which conveys a sense of the manners and customs of the time. The name "tagasode" originates from a poem contained in Kokinwakashu (Collection of Old and New Japanese Poetry) and means "Whose Sleeves?".

Date:Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Medium:ink, color and gold leaf on paper, mounted on brocade.
Dimensions:66 x 143 inches
Provenance:The Estate of Nathan Holber
Frame Type:lacquered wood with interesting brasses on the edges

Condition

numerous repaired tears mostly located near screen joints and edges, seemingly repaired approximately 40 years ago, no noticeable discoloration from the repairs and the paper support is releasing from the backing stretcher.

Starting Bid

$1,400.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

6 Panel Japanese Folding Screen "tagasode - byobu"

Auction ended on Sat, Jun 4, 2016
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