A four-fold illuminated glass screen with etched designs after Qi Bai Shi 20th century
Lot 353
A four-fold illuminated glass screen with etched designs after Qi Bai Shi
20th century
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,265) inc. premium
Lot Details
A four-fold illuminated glass screen with etched designs after Qi Bai Shi
20th century
The front side of the ebonised wood framing with carved key-fret borders and lower panels with applied gilt phoenix flanking the flaming pearl amidst clouds, each of the etched, painted and inscribed glass panels after works by famous Chinese artist Qi Bai Shi in colours; Pilgrim in Snowy Landscape, Flowering Tree Peony, Birds on Boughs and Red-crested Cranes in Bamboo Grove, the reverse with plain ebonised wood frames and lower engraved landscape panels, the etched glass panels with further works after Bai Shi in monochrome depicting fruits, vegetables and flowers, each panel illuminated by concealed neon tubes to within the wood frames,
each panel 170cm high, 58cm wide

Footnotes

  • Important Safety Notice:

    This item is sold as a decorative room furnishing only. Bonhams makes no guarantee as to the fitness of the electrical fitments or wiring within. Prospective buyers are advised that an electrical inspection should be undertaken by a qualified technician before illuminating.
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