Lot 20: Six Panel Chinese Coromandel Screen
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
mid 20th century, black lacquer with applied gold and silver metallic leaf and cream with red highlights, the front features a court scene with figures engaged in activity among pavilions and gardens all presided over by a matron sitting in the largest pavilion, many fine details throughout the scene, all contained within a dragon border, below each panel are archaic bronzes, on the back side of the screen are cranes set in a lush landscape of pine, plum blossoms, bamboo, and poppies, stands on raised capped feet.
84 x 96 in.
Condition Report: Good condition; some vertical cracking on front panels of lacquer; slight horizontal crazing; some areas of red; losses to lacquer on exposed spines of panels; some possible overpainting or repair to black lacquer in places; missing pins to lower hardware between center panels.