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    Sale 7592

    Four British Collections Including Important Furniture

    5 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 151

    A GEORGE III POLYCHROME-DECORATED HIDE SIX-LEAF SCREEN

    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A GEORGE III POLYCHROME-DECORATED HIDE SIX-LEAF SCREEN
    LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Depicting chinoiserie scenes with exotic birds and cranes perched on branches, amidst hanging vases and foliage to the front, and panels with flowerheads to the reverse, restorations to decoration
    6 ft. 11¾ in. (212.5 cm.) high; 10ft. 6 in. (320 cm.) wide, overall; each leaf: 21 in. (53.5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Bought from Edward Hurst Antiques, 5 June 1999.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 130-209)