London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
A large inlaid wood two-fold screen
each panel inlaid in ivory, bone, mother-of-pearl and wood with eagles perched on branches, the left panel there is a snake coiled around a branch confronting the eagle, the oppositr panel there are two birds in flight above, inset signature sealmarks to each panel, all within a key-fret border and a carved frame with continuous dragons -- 72in. (183cm.) high, (pieces of inlay off and some missing).
See Illustration and Front Cover for Detail.
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