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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 638

    A THREE-FOLD GREEN JADE AND HARDWOOD TABLE SCREEN

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A THREE-FOLD GREEN JADE AND HARDWOOD TABLE SCREEN
    19TH CENTURY
    Inlaid with jade plaques of soft green color made in two fitted sections, and carved in high relief with five-clawed dragons slithering amidst clouds, the separately made dragon heads carved in even higher relief and attached through an aperture in each plaque, the hardwood frame carved with openwork panels of dragons, and auspicious objects, the central panel surmounted by a dragon amidst clouds flanked by phoenixes standing amidst peonies surmounting the end panels
    31 in. (79 cm.) high x 35 in. (89 cm.) long approximately


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ARTHUR I. APPLETON