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Vintage Japanese Wooden Tsuitate with Stand


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1910: Item # 1343133

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This is an antique wooden Tsuitate, a room divider with a removable stand that was hand painted on each side featuring a Kabuki actor on one side and Mount Fuji on the other side. Each was painted and signed by a different artist. It measures that 49" tall, 44.5" wide, 12" deep. Tsuitate were typically used in a Japanese room to separate groups of people. Considered a privacy wall, people would extend the screen with an invisible wall that acts as a make believe sound and physical barrier so that what happens on each side, stays on each side.