Stock No: 9605

An Oriental style four leaf screen, oil on canvas, with intricately painted figures amidst ornamental gardens depicting stories in sequence from Chinese folklore, in patinated gilt and paint against a black ground. The delightfully detailed faces,all different and full of character, amidst details including Willow Tree and Bamboo as a recurring feature, interspersed with male and female figures of high and low caste. Lords and Ladies, Courtiers, Gentlefolk, Musicians, Fishermen, Hunters, Birds, Storks, a Chinese Junk, Bridges & Pagodas with a running Greek Key frieze along the base.
Circa 1880.


Link to: Antique Paintings & Tapestries.

Listed Price: £6,500 ( + vat in EU zone )

width overall height
92 78"
236 cms
75 58"
192 cms

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