A six-leaf hardstone-inlaid gilt lacquer screen 19th century
Lot 338* W
A six-leaf hardstone-inlaid gilt lacquer screen
19th century
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 16,000 - 25,000

Lot Details
A six-leaf hardstone-inlaid gilt lacquer screen
19th century
The six leaves joined with pin hinges to form a single lobed cartouche across all the leaves inlaid with an intricate scene of birds amid pine trees and heavy peony blossoms including a handsome peacock in the centre with one leg raised beside his mate perched on a horizontal rock, surrounded by other birds including a loving pair of crested long-legged green birds, red-capped cranes and parrots in flight above lotus, all beneath six smaller lobed cartouches one on each leaf, similarly inlaid with birds and flowering branches including prunus, all against a geometric ground of interlocked circles, each leaf raised on two low feet, the reverse painted in gilt with orchid and pomegranate sprays on a painted ground imitating the grain of natural wood. Each leaf 40.5cm wide x 183cm high (16in wide x 72in high) (6).

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀 黑漆描金開光嵌百寶孔雀花鳥紋屏風六扇

    Provenance: a Swiss private collection

    來源:瑞士私人收藏
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