View of Edo


View of Edo is a 17th century gilded folding screen depicting Edo (feudal era Tokyo) during the reign of the third shogun, Tokugawa Iemitsu. Mt. Fuji is in the distance in the upper left. Horsemen are engaged in military drill below. The station town of Shinagawa is further below. A fleet of warships in Edo Harbor is shown on the bottom.

Size (inch) 13
Weight Light
Weight (mg/sq in) 68
Material 100% silk
Made in France