5 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A GEORGE III POLYCHROME-DECORATED HIDE SIX-LEAF SCREEN
LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Depicting chinoiserie scenes with exotic birds and cranes perched on branches, amidst hanging vases and foliage to the front, and panels with flowerheads to the reverse, restorations to decoration
6 ft. 11¾ in. (212.5 cm.) high; 10ft. 6 in. (320 cm.) wide, overall; each leaf: 21 in. (53.5 cm.) wide
Bought from Edward Hurst Antiques, 5 June 1999.
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