Pair Edo Period Painted Fusuma Screen

Pair Edo Period Painted Fusuma Screen

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Pair of Japanese interior sliding panels.  Depicting sparrows amongst the rice fields.  Sparrows are regarded as symbols of personal prosperity,  rich fruit crops. Stocks of flowing rich reach out. The fields are said to represent providence, creation, blessing, and joy.

Speckled gold throughout the the images radiating warm glow off the paper.  A scene of serenity.

Signed by the painter: Kishi Ganku, 1749–1839. Signature: 雅楽助岸駒寫 Utanosuke Ganku. “Utanosuke” is a title he was conferred in 1785 by the House of the Imperial Prince: Vice-Minister of the Gagaku-ryō (Imperial Academy of Court Music).
Top seal: 同功館 (written vertically) Dōkōkan. “Dōkōkan” is one of his many artist names

Signed Kishi Ganku (1749-1839) using artist name Utanosuke Ganku

Bronze pull with flowing vines and crest

 

Edo period circa 1800

Dimensions: Each panel 36 1/2″ wide X 69 1/2″ high

 

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Pair of Japanese interior sliding panels.  Depicting sparrows amongst the rice fields.  Sparrows are regarded as symbols of personal prosperity,  rich fruit crops. Stocks of flowing rich reach out. The fields are said to represent providence, creation, blessing, and joy.

Speckled gold throughout the the images radiating warm glow off the paper.  A scene of serenity.

Signed by the painter: Kishi Ganku, 1749–1839. Signature: 雅楽助岸駒寫 Utanosuke Ganku. “Utanosuke” is a title he was conferred in 1785 by the House of the Imperial Prince: Vice-Minister of the Gagaku-ryō (Imperial Academy of Court Music).
Top seal: 同功館 (written vertically) Dōkōkan. “Dōkōkan” is one of his many artist names

Signed Kishi Ganku (1749-1839) using artist name Utanosuke Ganku

Bronze pull with flowing vines and crest

 

Edo period circa 1800

Dimensions: Each panel 36 1/2″ wide X 69 1/2″ high

 

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Japanese

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