Bertolami Fine Arts   |   Auction 42   |   19 April 2018 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
Online bidding closed

<< Previous lot Next lot >>
Lot 27





Estimate: 7'500 GBP   |   Starting price: 5'500 GBP Online bidding closed
A HARDSTONE-IVORY-AND-CORAL INLAY ‘HUNDRED ANTIQUES AND BIRDS AND FLOWERS’ FOUR PANELS SCREEN
Late Qing dynasty


A HARDSTONE-IVORY-AND-CORAL INLAY ‘HUNDRED ANTIQUES AND BIRDS AND FLOWERS’ FOUR PANELS SCREEN
Late Qing dynasty
176 x 184 cm

Each black lacquered panel divided in three sections, the central and larger one with a ‘birds and flowers’ composition together with seal characters, the other smaller two with various archaistic ritual vessels each containing fruits and flowers, the elements carved in jade, jadeite, agate, malachite, cornelian, coral and ivory, the back of the screen finely painted with a continuous scene with the Eighteen Lohans.

Provenance: acquired before 1975.

Add to watch list    |   Search for similar lots    |   Share:  

Close