Chinese Export Coromandel Screen Carved Mother of Pearl Phoenix


Dramatic Chinese export Coromandel screen featuring a large phoenix crafted from painted mother of pearl. The four-panel screen has a black lacquer ground with parcel gilt geometric borders making a round window frame. The center is decorated with flowers, leaves, and birds with a large colorful phoenix having a long plume. The mother of pearl is carved and incised intricately then painted with a pearlescent finish. The reverse side of the screen has parcel gilt decoration of flora and fauna on each panel.

Dimensions: 72"w x 1.25"d x 72"h

Circa: 20th Century, China

Materials: Wood, Mother of Pearl, Brass

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with age appropriate wear. Minor losses on painted finish as seen in photos.

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