Sennen Chirashi: Scattered Fans

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Antique Japanese six panel folding screen (byōbu) in sumi and colors on gold leaf applied paper, with paper hinges, textile border and lacquered molding, depicting scattered fans (sennen chirashi) against gold ground, the fans variously featuring scenes of birds & flowers, animals, legendary Chinese figures and Japanese literary figures.

Origin: Japan
Era: Edo/Tokugawa (1615-1868), late 18th Century
Dimensions: 53.75 inches high x 110.25 inches wide

Painting 3157