• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 244

    A PAINTED IVORY-EMBELLISHED LACQUER FRAMED TABLE SCREEN ON STAND

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAINTED IVORY-EMBELLISHED LACQUER FRAMED TABLE SCREEN ON STAND
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular screen applied with a scene of an attendant carrying a tray of peaches across a bridge to two scholars seated drinking wine in a lakeside pavilion raised on pilings, with a farmer crossing a bridge in the background, all in painted ivory reserved on a painted lacquer background, the reverse in dark brown lacquer, in a hardwood frame carved with scrolls, and raised on a dark hardwood trestle stand carved with bats and clouds
    24 5/8 in. (62.8 cm.) high overall


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