Two Hawks Tethered With Red Cords

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Antique Japanese two panel screen painting (byōbu) in black ink (sumi) and mineral colors on paper, mounted in oshiebari manner on silver leaf (ginpaku) applied paper, with paper hinges and wooden molding, each panel depicting a goshawk in a distinctive pose, tethered to its perch with the unique knotting system of its owner and with a decorative scrim hanging beneath it.

Origin: Japan
Period: Meiji (1868-1912), Late 19th/early 20th Century
Dimensions: 59.75 inches high x 46.75 inches wide

Screen 3831C