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    Sale 2090

    European Furniture, Sculpture, Works Of Art, Tapestries And Carpets

    22 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    A CHINESE EXPORT BLACK, GILT AND POLYCHROME-LACQUER EIGHT-PANEL SCREEN

    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, EXTENSIVE AREAS OF REDECORATION

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    A CHINESE EXPORT BLACK, GILT AND POLYCHROME-LACQUER EIGHT-PANEL SCREEN
    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, EXTENSIVE AREAS OF REDECORATION
    With a continuous scene of courtly figures and peasants at various pursuits within garden pavilions, lakes and mountains surrounded by a lush inner border of birds and butterflies within floral vinery and an outer border of stylized floral vinery punctuated with floral spray and landscape cartouches, the reverse decorated with panels of exotic birds perched in branches within a continuous lotus vinery border, the whole raised on a later pierced fretwork base
    108 in. (274.5 cm.) high, 21¾ in. (55.5 cm.) wide, each panel


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