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Japanese Six-fold Calligraphy Screen

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Japan Anonymous, Japanese
Japanese Six-fold Calligraphy Screen, 19th c.
Ink on Paper, with Gold Leaf
66 1/8 in. x 150 in. (167.96 cm x 381 cm)

Object Type: Screen
Technique: Brushwork
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Adams
Accession Number: 1151

Each individual sheet of calligraphy measures between 5 x 7 inches to 8 x 10 inches.

There is a signature on each sheet of calligraphy. The back of the screen has four characters and reads "ADAMS."

Ink on hand-made paper (colored and off-white), matted against a gold leaf covered paper background, with a brocade fabric border and wooden frame.

Object Description
Japanese six panel screen with 72 separate sheets of calligraphy, on colored and off-white papers. The papers are mounted onto a gold background. The screen has a gray brocade fabric border and wooden frame.

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