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    Sale 5202

    Furniture & Decorative Objects

    4 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 34

    A CHINESE HARDSTONE AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID LACQUER FOUR-FOLD SCREEN

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE HARDSTONE AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID LACQUER FOUR-FOLD SCREEN
    19TH CENTURY
    Each panelled lacquered screen with gilt-painted borders and panels inlaid with hardstones and mother-of-pearl depicting figures in landscapes with temples, the top sections decorated with sacred objects and the bottom sections with mythical beasts all within gold painted leafy borders, the reverse of each fold painted in polychrome with flowers on a dark red ground
    Each leaf 70¼in. (178.5cm.) high; 20in. (51cm.) wide


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