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Birds and Pine Tree
  • Japan
  • Birds and Pine Tree, early 1700s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color, gold leaf on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 175.3 x 391 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 69 x 153 7/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Willard G. Clark
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0213
Description
Literature

Primarily green and brown pine tree, covering all six panels, which has a red, white and green pheasant sitting on its main trunk. A quail walks along the ground near the bottom center of the screen. The background is gold leaf, with some gold-painted clouds. There are also some birds flying in the background.