Offered here is a six panel silk embroidered screen hand made in Japan around 1910. The six panels are black silk. The four interior panels are embroidered with tall irises, naturalistic in form, and three kingfishers flying towards them. The colors are soft and subtle in pale shades of silver, gold, blue, and celadon, punctuated with black on the throats of the birds. The ground is a soft black. The two end panels do not have embroidery on them. The panels are framed in black lacquer fram ...click for details
Offered here is a gorgeous circa 1900 Japanese imari plate or low bowl. Alternating panels depict cranes in a landscape. There is a lot of gilt enameled work on the plate, either as background or in the various motifs. This plate is 8.5" in diameter.