JAPANESE SIX-PANEL GOLD LEAF SCREEN WITH FLOWERS FROM DIFFERENT SEASONS (I OF II)
Ancient Japanese six-panel screen (one of a pair) depicting various spring, summer, and autumn flowers, including: different varieties of asagao (ipomea), nogiku (daisy), aoi (mallow), nadeshiko (carnation), shakuyaku (peony), fuji (wisteria), and ebara (rose).
171 x 374 cm
Ink, natural pigments, gold leaf, and silver leaf in strips and fragments on paper.
Edo period, early 17th century