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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 510

    A HONGMU 'DRAGON' FOUR-PANEL SCREEN

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HONGMU 'DRAGON' FOUR-PANEL SCREEN
    19TH CENTURY
    Each main panel is carved with two dragons chasing the flaming pearl, one emerging from the clouds and the other from the waves. The upper and lower panels are carved with shou roundels and bats with chimes.
    Each panel, 73 ¼ in. high x 16 1/8 in. wide (186 x 41 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE UK COLLECTION, ACQUIRED IN THE UK PRIOR TO 2005 (LOTS 510-515 INCLUSIVE)