Two-panel folding screen with plum, birds and mandarine ducks
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.
91 x 185 cm
Ink and colour on gold-leaf paper ground (kinpaku)
Edo, early XVIII century