An inscribed and dated six-panel coromandel lacquer screen, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period, dated 1684
boldly carved on one side with a pair of deer resting in an idyllic landscape setting next to elaborate rockwork and surrounded by flowering prunus, bamboo and pine trees on a monochromatic ivory background, one panel with a poetic inscription dated to the 22nd year of Kangxi corresponding to 1684, the reverse not carved
204 x 53 cm ; 80 3/8 x 20 7/8 in. (each panel)
Compagnie Française de l'Orient et de la Chine, Paris, before 2010 (by repute).