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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 317

    A CHINESE SERPENTINE INSET WOOD TABLE SCREEN

    DATED XIANFENG FOURTH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1854

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE SERPENTINE INSET WOOD TABLE SCREEN
    DATED XIANFENG FOURTH YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1854
    Of rectangular shape, carved in high and low relief with an immortal standing on a small dragon boat amongst crashing waves and stylised rockwork to the rear, incised inscription and seals to the top left corner, the stone of a dark tone with some lighter and russet inclusions, set within a hardwood frame and stand with pierced scrolling uprights
    18 in. (46.2 cm.) high overall


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