14 September 2000
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A DUTCH POLYCHROME-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT FOUR-LEAF LEATHER SCREEN
18th 19th Century
Each leaf with three sections, depicting Chinoiserie pastoral scenes with figures, flowers and pagodas in landscapes, within close-nailed gilt borders
73 in. (185.5 cm.) high; 20 in. (51 cm.) wide, each leaf
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A related painted leather screen depicting Chinese landscapes was purchased in 1720 by Colonel George Lucy and is illustrated in Charlecote Park, National Trust Guide Book, London, 1995, p. 19.
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