A large late 19th century Japanese Meiji period four-fold screen of superb quality with shibayama panels.
This screen consists of four superbly decorated panels, the top carved and pierced wood sections depicting bird designs.
These lead down to the four shibayama panels, each having a lacquered central panel decorated with superb quality applied inlaid ivory, bone and mother of pearl depicting exotic birds amongst trees.
Each of these panels is supported by a superbly carved wooden frame and the reverse is also highly decorative consisting of red lacquer work with tree designs.
This screen is in very good condition for age and can go straight into a home.
Height; 73” / 185.5cm
Width: 100” / 254cm
25” / 63.5cm (folded)
Depth: 1.25” / 3cm