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Edo Period Set of Two Two-fold Screens - Itsukushima Shrine

Edo Period Set of Two Two-fold Screens - Itsukushima Shrine

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1363483
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Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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A sublime set of two screens (屏風: byobu) depicting the famous Itsukushima shrine and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The Itsukushima shrine, located near Hiroshima, is probably one of the most known Japanese sites in world. The shrine’s current design dates back from the 16th century. Its main torii (gate) is a spectacular sight when partially submerged during high tides. Itsukushima is also called Miyajima.

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Dimensions: each screen is about 189 x 173 cm (height) (6.2 x 5.7 ft)

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