Bijin Preparing Tea
Size: H 55.9" x W 26.2" (142 x 66.5 cm)
Era: Taisho era (1912-26)
Painting in ink and colors on paper of a young woman preparing the tea ceremony; view from the outside through a round window, over a flowering plum tree. With kiri-wood double boxes, the outer lacquered, the inner extensively inscribed.