Hikone Byobu

Hikone Byobu
Item# TAKARA006

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Hikone Byobu
Miniature Byoby, Hikone Byobu, size: w. 86.6 cm (34") x h. 30.8 cm (12.1"), National Treasure, City of Hikone.

This was painted by an unknown artist, who painted people smoking tobacco (new to country), people walking with a western dog, near Kyoto, This was a trend at the time. Recently, this byobu was restored and repaired to became one single byobu with 6 panels.