AN INLAID CINNABAR LACQUER FOUR-FOLD SCREEN LATE QING DYNASTY
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
bidding is closed
- Lacquer, cloisonne enamel, jade, stained ivory, red coral (non endangered)
- 201 by 108cm; 79 1/8 by 42 1/2 in.
each panel with a central black lacquer ground inlaid with cloisonne enamel, jade, stained ivory and coral, two depicting a vase of flowers with a ruyi sceptre and the other two with lanterns supported by galloping horses on a lotus pond, below rectangular carved lacquer panels variously enclosing finger citron, pomegranate, peony and squirrels amongst grape vine and above panels of vases, all within a carved lacquer band of dragons and scrolling lotus