This six-panel, black lacquer screen from the mid. 19th century is a feast for the eyes and the senses!
Folding screens were invented in the Han Dynasty in China and were used. To afford privacy to the occupants of a dwelling in superb style.Been home of incredible art and these lacquered coromandel screens from the 19th. "Incised colors" that require great artistry and time to. This style of art was developed during the Ming dynasty and generally features. Art on both sides, one side featuring palace life and the other a simpler nature scene. A very unusually high number of 20 dragons (or drakes) frame the work and represent.
Immense good fortune and prosperity. In Europe, these screens were a fixture of high society interior decor. They were placed behind thrones, and could be found in the Austrian imperial court. The Chinese screen lends itself to both extreme elegance and a. Sort of informal coziness - a formidable task for a furnishing - and is what made.It such a welcome inclusion in European high society. The coromandels of this period afforded women privacy while entertaining and. Were used to shape space and keep large formal rooms from becoming cold.
Even today, nothing has yet matched the power of the. Chinese folding screen and this is why these pieces have endured for many centuries. This 6 panel screen is perfect for interior decorators who can use it to. Shape space and provide that "cozy formality" so sought after by clients.
This screen features amazing artistry and subdued colors. Were intended to compliment an interior without breaking up the flow. Noblemen and women are seen talking, walking and engaged in their daily. The water and mountains are depicted. In a wonderful style that would influence later Art Deco artists.This piece even features a blond haired individual walking - a rare. Recording of the visitors from the West who now are normal elements of. Age appropriate wear including scratches and. Chips to the black lacquer finish. That is also a great investment and a superb furnishing! A classic visual statement for your high end interior decor. Perfect for your NY penthouse, Palm Beach estate.
ELEGANT CHINESE ARTISTRY FOR YOUR UNRIVALED INTERIORS! The item "CHINESE SIX PANEL BLACK LACQUER SCREEN!COROMANDEL FOLDING ART VTG ROOM DIVIDER" is in sale since Friday, July 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques". The seller is "gallery20th" and is located in Scottsdale, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.