• Lot 305

    A very large hardwood openwork screen

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A very large hardwood openwork screen
    19th Century
    The reticulated rectangular panel carved in high relief with a pair of dragons among cloud scrolls fumigating at the central frightening figure of the Thunder God Leishen, the arched openwork top and frame with further dragons among cloud scrolls pursuing the 'sacred pearl', supported on a stand above two elongated figures of buddhistic lions carved with further dragons, flower scrolls and lions, some damage
    overall 243 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Major General Baron H. van Hemert tot Dingshof
    and thence by descent