Anonymous | Hunting scene before Mount Fuji | Edo period, late 17th century
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Hunting scene before Mount Fuji
Edo period, late 17th century
a six-panel folding screen; ink, colour and sprinkled gold leaf on paper, with a scene of courtiers hunting wild boar and deer before Mount Fuji, their attendants with hawks, hounds and macaques, other panels depicting archers on horseback, and figures holding halberds (naginata)
Each panel 153 x 56.5 cm, 60¼ x 22¼ in.
Overall in fair condition with some pigment retouching. Some repairs to the gold leaf to the clouds. There are a few minor repaired tears and some wear at the paper to the top of each panel. There is some restoration to the paper backing and slight wear particularly around the hinges.
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