Japanese Iris and Gold Painted Screen Metal Bookmark
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During the Azuchi-Momoyama period in late 16th century Japan, there was a building boom of castles, as the feudal lords or daimyos became more powerful. The decoration of these castles included painted screens with a plenitude of gold leaf. These iris flowers come from such a screen thought to be painted by a Kano-ha artist.
Finish: Solid brass, electro-plated with gold finish, giclee print
Dimensions: Approx. 1.25" W x 3.25" L (Packaged in an Acetate Sleeve with Provenance Card)