A set of eleven plates
painted and gilt with various Noh scenes depicting actors in male and female roles in gardens of wisteria, maple, daisies, prunus, peonies chrysanthemums and irises playing musical instruments, seated on raised platforms, carrying flaming torches, carrying baskets and reading letters, all within borders of dense flowers on trellis pattern grounds -- 10½in. (26.6cm.) diam, each signed Kinkozan zo, Made in Japan and one of the twelve months of the year (January missing).
See Colour Plate 18 and detail of signature. (11)