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    Sale 12038

    Interiors

    20 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 264

    A CHINESE EXPORT BLACK LACQUER, SOAPSTONE AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID SIX LEAF SCREEN

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE EXPORT BLACK LACQUER, SOAPSTONE AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID SIX LEAF SCREEN
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Decorated with a scene of courtly ladies within a palace garden pursing various leisure activities, the lower border with antique vessels, the reverse gilt-decorated with flowering branches
    Each fold: 72 in. (183 cm.) high; 16 in. (41 cm.) wide


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