A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century
Lot 406
A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen
Mid 19th century
Sold for £23,750 (US$ 39,919) inc. premium
Auction Details
Asian Art Edinburgh
15 Nov 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 19875
A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen Mid 19th century
Lot Details
A large and impressive five-fold dressing screen
Mid 19th century
The central section retaining its original pediment with carved and pierced frame portraying a pair of confronting dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl amidst clouds and above waves, surrounding a faux bamboo shaped glazed panel of embroidered silk depicting a pheasant on rocks surrounded by song birds and amidst 'The Three Friends of Winter'; bamboo, pine and prunus, each of the five screen sections with heavily carved and pierced dragon carved frames holding a large silk embroidered glazed panel depicting a myriad of recognisable breeds of exotic and other birds naturally portrayed against a themed backdrop of 'The Three friends of Winter, above smaller shaped glazed panels depicting figures at leisure or river landscapes,
Height with central pediment, 260cm, without 216cm, width 380cm
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