• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    A SET OF SIX SOAPSTONE INLAID AND PAINTED EROTIC PANELS, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF SIX SOAPSTONE INLAID AND PAINTED EROTIC PANELS, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
    each with sliding cover decorated with figures at leisure opening to reveal couples indulging in a variety of amorous pursuits in settings within pavilions, fenced gardens and trees, silk mounted borders, one with a four-character inscription to the back -- 6 5/8in. x 9 3/8in. (17cm. x 23.9cm.) (6)


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