19 September 2002
A CHINESE-EXPORT BLACK, RED AND GOLD LACQUER EIGHT-LEAF SCREEN
Each panel decorated with Chinese scenes of figures in landscapes and pavilions, surmounted by a shaped cresting panel decorated with various beasts, the reverse decorated with scrolling foliage
Each panel 85 in. (216 cm.) high; 21¾ in. (55.5. cm.) wide
The cresting panels 8¾ in. (22.5 cm.) high; 22 in. (56 cm.) wide
Anonymous sale, in these Rooms, 18 April 1996, lot 165 (£12,650).
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A lacquer screen with almost identical decoration and possibly the pair to the present screen is illustrated in the Drawing-Room, Brympton d'Evercy, Somerset (H. Avray Tipping, English Homes, Periods I & II, vol. II, 1937, p. 46, fig. 62).
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