6 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A SPINACH JADE 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
18¼ in. (46.2 cm.) high overall
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