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Asia Week’s $280 Million in Art Spotlights 500,000-Pearl Canopy

Two 17th-century Japanese folding screens on sale in New York this week offer a view untouched by earthquake and tsunami.

“Waves and Rocks,” attributed to Hasegawa Togaku, depicts frothy waters pounding steep rock formations. It was executed with ink on gold leaf and carries an asking price of $1 million to $1.3 million.