Balloon Flowers in a Basket early 18th century Ogata Kenzan , (Japanese, 1663-1743) Edo period Color and gold on paper H: 18.4 W: 15.0 cm Japan . This folding fan was painted by Kenzan with a basket of balloon flowers on a gold-leafed background. Kenzan's inscription and red seal mark appear at the right. The back of the fan is inscribed with a poem.
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