BYÔBU

The Art of Japanese Screens and Furnishings

Ref. 5240

A six-fold paper screen painted in ink and colour on a gold ground with finches, suzume (sparrows) and hiyadori (brown eared bulbul) in a river landscape with plum, bamboo and flowers. The plum is shown in full bloom and sets the scene of early spring in this rich Kachoga screen. Kano School

Japan Edo period 18th century

Dimensions: h. 122.5 cm x w. 279.5 cm