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A LACQUERED AND PAINTED 'IMMORTAL' FLOOR SCREEN
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
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A LACQUERED AND PAINTED 'IMMORTAL' FLOOR SCREEN
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
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A LACQUERED AND PAINTED 'IMMORTAL' FLOOR SCREEN
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
the rectangular panel painted with a large figure of the Star God, Lu Xing, the portly figure wearing an elaborate red 'dragon' robe and headdress, holding a scroll in one hand and a basket with a small prancing deer in the other, all on a black lacquer ground, the reverse with an inscription and dated to the 1st year of the Guangxu reign, corresponding to 1875, set within a wood frame, the mixed wood stand carved with foliate motifs and comprising a pair of uprights, flanked by shaped spandrels, joined by a wide central panel above a scrollwork shaped apron, all supported on trestle feet raised on metal casters, the base with metal mounts and a long wood dowel set between the two front feet 
Height 79 in., 200.7 cm
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