Flocks Of Wild Geese In Autumn

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Antique Japanese six panel folding screen (byōbu) in sumi ink, mineral colors and gold leaf (kinpaku) on paper, with textile border and wooden molding, depicting a flock of geese (kari) on a meandering beach, one of them looking up towards three others approaching on wing, the scene punctuated by boulders and reeds and framed by distant mountains on the right.

Origin: Japan
Period: Edo/Tokugawa (1615-1868), Early 19th Century
Dimensions: 67.0 Inches High x 144.0 Inches Wide (Right Half of Pair of Screens)

Screen 4043R