• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 121

    A Chinese six-fold black lacquer inlaid screen


    Price Realised  


    A Chinese six-fold black lacquer inlaid screen
    Late 19th/20th Century
    The black lacquer screen painted, gilt and inlaid with hardstones, ivory, mother-of-pearl and wood, depicting an elaborate garden scene near a terraced pavilion with elegant ladies and servants, above square panels of pair of horses, all within stylised dragon borders, the reverse painted with birds among flowering plants, some damages and restoration
    each panel 183 cm. high x 40.5 cm. wide

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