• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 195

    A Chinese twelve-fold coromandel lacquer screen


    Price Realised  


    A Chinese twelve-fold coromandel lacquer screen
    18th Century
    Carved through the dark brown lacquer ground and painted in a multitude of colours with phoenix, herons, peacocks, pheasants and smaller exotic birds and ducks among a luscious vegetation of flowering lotus, magnolia, plum blossom, peony, hydrangea, flanked to the sides with 'The Hundred Antiquities', the bottom and top bordered by panels of flowering fruit and plants between narrow bands of stylized lotus scroll, some damages and restoration
    252 cm. high x 46.5 cm. wide

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    Christie's Amsterdam, The Collection of Decoration Empire 'Selling the Taste', 12-13 April 2005, lot 472