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Twelve Panel Screen Depicting Birds in Flight

Asia, 20th Century

Carved, polychrome, and gilt wood, brass feet Verso with black lacquer

SCR 06

Description

Medium: Carved, polychrome, and gilt wood, brass feet
Verso with black lacquer

Dimensions: 89.5 in high x 16 in wide

A screen showing a broad landscape scene, dominated by birds migrating in a V-formation in the background. Water can be discerned in a stylized form in the foreground and at left, while structures loom behind. The human world is left on the horizon by the dynamism of the animal kingdom.

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