Six-panel japanese folding screen with peonies and birds (I)

Description

Six-panel folding screen (one of a pair, see 'Other details'), painted in ink, natural pigments on gold-leaf ground, depicting flowers and birds (kachoga), with beautiful peony (botan) varieties and flying sparrows.
Japanese folding screen with peonies and birds
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Dimensions

39¾ x 111 in

Features

Ink, natural and mineral colours on gold-leaf ground (kinpaku)

Author

Shushin, signed

Period

Edo (1615-1867), early XIX century

Other details

This folding screen forms a pair with another one which you can see here: Six-panel folding screen with autumn flowers

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