Beautiful Japanese antique 6 panel screen painting depicting a Chinese palace courtyard scene of lovely ladies involved in a “battle” with branches of flowers, a noble woman sits to the left while her husband has removed himself from his seat and stands to observe the action. Wonderful details. Painted in ink and mineral colors on paper with clouds and ground, 18th century, Edo Period. Purchased from Gump’s San Francisco in 1958 and titled “Battle of the Flowers”, 17th/18th century.
Size: 41 1/2″ high x 109″ long