17 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
Anonymous (17th-18th Century)
Scenes from The Tale of Genji
Six-panel screen; ink, color, gold and gold leaf on paper
37 1/8 x 106½in. (94.2 x 270.5cm.)
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Three chapters of the eleventh-century Tale of Genji appear on this screen. From right to left they are Ch. 1 The Paulownia Court (Kiritsubo), Ch. 7 An Autumn Excursion (Momiji no Ga) and Ch. 14 Channel Buoys (Miotsukushi).
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