Chinese Court Lady and Children by Lake

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Antique Japanese folding screen painting (byōbu) in sumi ink, mineral colors, gesso (moriage) and gold leaf (kinpaku) on paper, a detail mounted in two panel format on wooden frames with paper hinges, textile border and lacquered molding, depicting Chinese children (karako) fishing on shore and off a dragon boat, as well as playing go, under the supervision of an elegant Court lady.

Origin: Japan
Period: Edo (1615-1868), Late 18th/Early 19th Century
Dimensions: 49.25 Inches High x 40.25 Inches Wide

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