Japanese Two Panel Screen: Hunting Falcons
Late Edo period, c.1800 painting of two falcons with silk knotted tethers resting on perches. Japanese falconry, or takagari, was a sport of aristocrats such as nobles and samurai and was most popular during the 13th to 15th centuries. Ink on paper mounted on gold with gold flecks, a hand painted checkerboard pattern, and a silk brocade border. Painting is c. 1800, mounted on board in the past 20 years.
- c. 1800
- 73 1/2" h x 66" w x 3/4" d
- 186.7cm h x 167.6cm w x 1.9cm d
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- over $100,000