|Flower and Bird Screen (Hwajodo Byeongpung), 화조도 병풍
|10-fold flower and bird screen, depicting pairs of birds amongst flowers including cranes and plum blossom and ducks and lotus flowers
|Unidentified Korean artist
|This ten-panel screen painted on paper mounted on silk.
|The ten panel flower and bird screen is painted on paper and mounted on silk. Each panel is unique and depicts pairs of birds, butterflies or deer in a folk-art idiom. The paired creatures symbolise a happy faithful marriage. The screen was probably used in the women's quarters of a late 19th century Korean home.
|1880-1910 (Joseon Dynasty)
|Paper, silk and wood
Each panel height: 56cm
Each panel width: 30cm
East Asia Collection