Edo Japanese, Early 19th Century Temple Shrine Sacred Altar Mirror, carved wood, gesso and polychromed. The mirror disc is encased in a dimensionally carved wood  frame with a cloud form pattern that has been covered with gesso, painted and gilded overall.  The cloud mirror frame is supported by a carved wood base depicting landscape of water and mountains also covered with gesso and polychromed in rich red and brown colors.  Absolutely gorgeous piece with beautiful warm patina on mirror.

 

Signed Fujiwara Mitsunaga 

Mon-Sakai Clan, Himeji Castle

 

Base measures 9.75 x 5.75 x 4 inches

Mirror measures 16 x 9.825 x 1 inch

 

700-03003

Edo Japanese, Early 19th Century Temple Shrine Sacred Altar Mirror

SKU: 700-03003
$4,900.00Price