• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1235

    A TWELVE-PANEL COROMANDEL LACQUER SCREEN

    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

    Price Realised  

    A TWELVE-PANEL COROMANDEL LACQUER SCREEN
    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
    Elaborately carved on one side with a scene of Xiwangmu descending on clouds and being greeted by Daoist immortals bearing gifts, framed within borders of precious objects and birds amidst prunus blossoms, the reverse with paired birds in a lush landscape between borders of antiques and scaly five-clawed dragons, with a short inscription and cyclical date, third month of the yimao year of the Kangxi period, corresponding to 1675
    110¼ in. (280 cm.) high, 214½ in. (544.8 cm.) wide


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