A RARE TWELVE PANEL POLYCHROME LACQUER SCREEN China, Kangxi Period (1661-1722) Early 18th Century

China | 1800

Comprising a screen made up of twelve lacquer panels decorated with polychrome on a dark brown ground. The front depicting a central pair of Chinese phoenix, or Fenghuang, in a verdant landscape richly populated with exotic Asian birds, including cranes, pheasants, peacocks, swallows, and waterfowl. The whole enclosed by a border depicting the Hundred Antiques and a myriad of flowers in baskets and vases, together with bands of scrolling dragon and lotus motifs. Decorated to the reverse with motifs of lotus flower

Measurements: Approx. 15’ 6” x 6’ 6” (472 x 200 cm)
Each leaf 15 ½” x 79” (39

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