Offered here is a rare 6 panel Japanese screen of 8 of the Chinese Taoist Immortals. c.1780-1790. Each panel measures 72" high x 24" wide. Construction consists of a black lacquered wooden frame with applied metal mounts at corners and along the sides. Under construction consists of paper and fabric. Each panel originally attached by paper hinges. Front has a silk brocade outer border with a gold leaf interior border.
The central field is mounted with silk panels, each measuring 52" high x 18 1/2" wide. Each panel portrays a Taoist Immortal.
Restoration is needed, but overall condition is worthy. See pictures. Available for personal viewing in Atlanta, GA.
I can only upload 9 pictures here, but have many more to show backside condition and framing borders. Please email for additional pictures.