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$ 6,600

Japanese Floor Screen Shoji Paper Natural Elements Elmwood Fitted Frame 1960

Origin Japan
Period 1950-1979
Materials Shoji Paper, Elmwood, brass,
W. 29 in; H. 66 in; D. 1.125 in;
W. 73.66 cm; H. 167.64 cm; D. 2.86 cm;
Condition Good. minor damages to original shoji paper sheets overlayed with new sheets of translucent shoji paper
Creation Date c. 1960
Description Unusual folding floor Shoji screen beautifully crafted from elmwood in Japan in the 50's/60s.
The shoji paper has real Japanese maple leaves, butterflies, grass and clover set into the paper.
This paper is no longer available and has been out of production since the 1990s.
I have placed the original shoji paper between two sheets of Cloud Dragon translucent 2 mm. paper to protect the original paper..
The overlay grid frames are held together with wooden pins which slide into the channels cut into the outer frame. Each frame is fastened with a brass screw in each corner.
The brass hinges rotate 360 degrees.
Great piece in very good vintage condition.
Styles / Movements Asian, Mid Century, Studio Craft
Incollect Reference Number 427105
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