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Fine Chinese Coromandel Lacquer Twelve Panel Screen

Qing dynasty, probably 18th century, relief decoration with polychroming on black lacquer ground, variously depicting processions of dignitaries and beauties, warriors, wisemen, and musicians, above panels of fans and flowers, surmounted by panels of landscapes and fans, verso decorated with panels of calligraphic inscriptions, panels of songbirds and prunus branches, 9 ft. 3-1/2 in x 18 ft. 10 in. (overall), each panel 111-1/2 x 18-1/2 in.

Provenance:The Estate of William N. Banks, Jr., Newnan, Georgia

Condition:

hinges replaced, scattered edge losses with some associated retouch and repairs, typical minor warping and shrinkage cracks to panels, primary surfaces are largely intact but fragile with some cracking and cupping (see detailed photos), one panel with edge cracks, one panel with more substantial cracks at lower back

Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$23,370
09/12/2020

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