Table-screen

DATE:
1868–1912
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
Ivory, tortoiseshell, gold, metallic foil, mother-of-pearl, hardstones, Shibayama lacquer
CLASSIFICATION:
Screens and Scrolls
DIMENSIONS:
10 × 10 1/4 × 7/8 in. (25.4 × 26.04 × 2.22 cm)
DEPARTMENT:
Arts of Asia
LOCATION:
Not On View
CREDIT LINE:
Dallas Museum of Art, Foundation for the Arts Collection, The John R. Young Collection, Mrs. John B. O'Hara Fund
COPYRIGHT:
Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art
OBJECT NUMBER:
1995.192.FA

General Description

This screen features a procession of skeletons carrying the King of Hell, Emma-O, in a palanquin. A hunting party of oni, or demons, is in the foreground.