Suzuki Kiitsu, Autumn Flowers, 2nd quarter of 19th century, two-panel screen; ink, mineral pigments, and gold leaf on paper, Museum Purchase: Margery Hoffman Smith Fund, no known copyright restrictions, 85.35.2
This work is on view.
2nd quarter of 19th century
two-panel screen; ink, mineral pigments, and gold leaf on paper
- Dimensions (H x W x D)
11 in x 32 1/4 in
- Collection Area
- Object Type
- Credit Line
Museum Purchase: Margery Hoffman Smith Fund
- Accession Number
no known copyright restrictions
This pair of small sliding doors would originally have graced an elaborate art alcove in a private home. Adjacent to the tokonoma, the space for displaying a hanging scroll of painting or calligraphy, would be series of decorative furnishings; these sliding doors would enclose a small cupboard at ceiling height.