Japanese Mother-Of Pearl Screen with Glass Eye Cranes




Early 20th Century-Modernism

Price: 

$18,000
Specifications
Designer VerificationNone
Condition
Excellent
Reference
MPD-006481
Description

A monumental turn of the century Japanese folding screen with inlaid mother-of-pearl cranes having inset glass eyes.

The cranes fly among foliage with delicate inset mother-of-pearl leaves. The panels are supported by exquisitely carved frames with bird and floral borders.

The screen rolls and positions on brass casters. The reverse shows inset mother-of-pearl leaves drifting in the wind.

The screen is signed on the lower left panel. Each panel measures 78" H by 38.5" W.

Dated Circa 1900.