Two-panel folding screen with plum, birds and mandarine ducks

Description

A refined, ancient Japanese screen for the Tea Ceremony (furosaki byōbu) depicting two mandarine ducks on a river above which stands a flowered plum on whose twisted trunk two birds are laid; an elegant bamboo fence closes the scene.
Two-panel japanese folding screen with plum, birds and mandarine ducks
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Dimensions

36 x 72½ in. 91.5 x 184 cm

Features

Ink and colour on gold-leaf paper ground (kinpaku)

Period

Edo, early XVIII century

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