A mother-of-pearl inlaid hongmu floor screen with embroidered panel 19th century

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Lot 73Y
A mother-of-pearl inlaid hongmu floor screen with embroidered panel
19th century

Sold for £ 1,275 (US$ 1,612) inc. premium

Asian Art

18 Mar 2020, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

Chinese Art
A mother-of-pearl inlaid hongmu floor screen with embroidered panel
19th century
The arched toprail inlaid with central shou character and birds, bats and deer amidst rocks and pine trees, above a 'cheval-style' rectangular glazed panel held by turned horn pegs and containing a finely embroidered scene of a pair of peacocks perched on rockwork, herons below and pheasants, jays, egrets and a hawk above and around flowering tree peony, the panel surround inlaid with the eight immortals, the eight Buddhist emblems, precious objects and bats, the turned side supports raised on ball and claw feet supporting a base section with panel inlaid with scholars in landscape and splayed apron with inlays of a bat amidst fruiting peaches.
100cm high, 54cm wide, 41cm deep.
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