Chinese overlay decorated lacquer six-panel screen mounted with carved nephrite 'antiques'
Lot 2250WY
a lacquered wood six-panel floor screen mounted with carved jade, hardstone and ivory overlay decoration
Sold for US$ 16,800 inc. premium
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Property from a Palm Beach collector
a lacquered wood six-panel floor screen mounted with carved jade, hardstone and ivory overlay decoration
The framing members finished to the front finished in the carved black and red tixi lacquer technique forming an upper reserve of jade bats and a lower reserve of brightly painted ivory immortals, both surrounded by gilt-painted clouds on a black ground, separated by four large panels of precious objects carved in a variety of stones and set on ivory or wood bases while 'spinach' jade Chinese characters forming a couplet fill the outer middle panels, the reverse outlined in shades of gilt lacquer with floral and leaf designs or landscapes against the black lacquer ground (chips, minor retouching).
71 x 99in (180 x 261cm)
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