• 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 1218

    AN EMBELLISHED ZITAN WALL PANEL

    THE ELEMENTS 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EMBELLISHED ZITAN WALL PANEL
    THE ELEMENTS 18TH CENTURY
    Embellished in wood, coral, hardstone, ivory and painted enamel appliques with precious objects, antiques and a figure of Shoulao, all reserved on an ochre lacquer ground, set within a zitan frame with beaded edges, the bronze hardware well cast with leafy, archaistic scroll
    24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm.) high, 39 in. (99.1 cm.) wide


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Acquired in the late 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN