6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 4,000
A six fold screen, 19th century
painted in sumi, gofun and colours on a gold sprinkled ground, with a group of three male Immortals dancing and playing musical instruments before a waterfall in a tree strewn landscape, a further male Immortal seated on rockwork to one side and a female Immortal seated on the back of ho-o in flight above, two karako and a crane in the foreground -- the panels 66½in. x 23½in. max. (168.9cm. x 59.7cm.), unsigned, the exterior covered in silver textured paper, with incised metal mounts.
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