A blue and white table screen 19th/20th century (2)

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Lot 229
A blue and white table screen
19th/20th century

Sold for £ 2,125 (US$ 2,929) inc. premium

Asian Art

23 Sep 2015, 10:30 BST

London, Knightsbridge

A blue and white table screen
19th/20th century
The porcelain plaque painted with two elaborately plumed phoenix luxuriating amongst peony and rock work, with a six line poetic inscription, signed Lin Shun Gua 林順㒷, mounted as a table screen in a wood stand. The stand and frame: 57.5cm (22 5/8in) high (2).

Footnotes

  • The present lot is inscribed with the second half of a poem, 'Peony', by the Tang poet and statesman Luo Yin (833-910). The full piece reads:

    艷多煙重欲開難,紅蕊當心一抹檀
    公子醉歸燈下見,美人朝插鏡中看
    當庭始覺春風貴,帶雨方知國色寒
    日晚更將何所似,太真無力憑闌幹
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