153

A CHINESE RED LACQUERED FOUR PANEL JADE & HARDSTONE MOUNTED HARDWOOD SCREEN, POSSIBLY REPUBLIC PERIOD (1912-1949),

the four dark red lacquered and carved panels compose mythical scenes of birds flying above large blossoming lotus on gold painted long stems in a marsh setting and paired cranes perched on the branches of an ancient pine above a cliff side landscape, each scene mounted with carved figural plaques of the immortal He-He ErXian twins, Shou Lao and other long robed immortals, amidst auspicious blossoming foliage sprouting from rocky outcroppings before distant mountainous landscapes, set within top relief carved panels of revered flowering iris, lotus, pomegranate or carnation stems, over base panels centering circular reserves with mythological long robed figures at various pursuits and settings, cornered by spandrels of scrolling tendril vine with chilong masks, set within carved hardwood frames enclosing gold painted clusters of stylized fretwork, each height: 7' 1 3/4", width: 23 3/4".       

Condition:

Good condition for Chinese screens of this age and use, including but not limited to expected small age cracks, scratches, restorations, repairs, gilding wear, small chips, marks and dings scattered throughout. Professionally restored. 

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,286
02/15/2020

 

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us
 

Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."