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    Sale 7745

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture & Clocks

    9 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    A CHINESE EXPORT TWELVE-LEAF POLYCHROME COROMANDEL LACQUER SCREEN

    19TH CENTURY

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    A CHINESE EXPORT TWELVE-LEAF POLYCHROME COROMANDEL LACQUER SCREEN
    19TH CENTURY
    Carved in relief with Chinoiserie scenes, depicting to the front, courtly figures going about their daily activities, with palatial ceremonial activities in the background, and mythical beasts within clouds to each end, the reverse decorated with villagers and animals amidst foliage and trees, within rocky landscape, with flowering urns to each end, each leaf with Greek-key frieze and variously-decorated borders
    106¼ in. (270 cm.) high; 18½ in. (47 cm.) wide, each leaf


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 146-156)