The maple forest and the four noble plants, orchid, bamboo, plum, chrysanthemum
Chokunyû Tanomura (Taketa, Ôita prefecture 1814 - Kyoto 1907)
Tanomura Chokunyû (1814-1907)
"The maple forest far away is more beautiful than up close,
The sun gives the water its autumn light,In the boat one turns one's head to look at it:
The dark and the light red win over the flat."
Painting on silk, 37.3 x 107; mounted in brocade and damask, 154 x 119
In collaboration with an unknown ceramicist
Futamono heibachi, lid tureen - Shikunshi, the four noble plants, Ran, take, ume and kiku, the orchid, bamboo, plum, chrysanthemum.
Kyôyaki ceramic from Kyoto, with an underglaze image, Ø 24.5 x 15