Antique Japanese Meiji Period Painted Wood Sign with a Samurai, 19th Century
A Japanese carved and painted wooden sign with a Samurai from the Meiji Period, 19th century. This 19th century sign with a samurai was made in wood and painted in Japan during the Meiji period. The narrow rectangular panel features a painted frame with a character depicted in the upper section, showcasing a seated samurai wearing his armour. The section below is adorned with four lightly carved and back painted calligraphies.
This tall panel can be hinged thanks to two square buckles on the top. Made during the 19th century, this antique Meiji period painted wood sign with a samurai would be an impressive decorative item in most homes, perhaps placed in a living room where it would add an exotic touch.