Item #: S1574

Japanese Six Panel Screen: Battle at Uji Bridge

The first battle at Uji was in 1180 and it marked the start of the Heike Wars.  The Genji troops crossed the bridge and then destroyed it as a means to prevent the Heike troops from advancing.

Mineral pigments and gold leaf on mulberry paper.

Japan
c. 1850
69 1/2" h x 146" w
176.5 h x 370.8 w (centimeters)