192. A pair of six-panel folding screens (byobu)
A pair of six-panel folding screens (byobu)
Japan, Edo period, 19th century
Both with a description of a mountain landscape with Tartars, dattan on horseback hunting deer, a bear, tigers and wild boar. Also depicted is hawking while to the right a family of monkeys flees. One of the screens depicts the hunt being observed by a dignitary and his retinue under a canopy.
Each panel: H. 172 x W. 63.5 cm