Chinese Export Four Panel Coromandel Dream of the Red Chamber


Faded Chinese export narrative tale coromandel screen with four lacquered panels. The scene is from the 18th century novel by Cao Xuegin. The screen depicts beauties in the grand view garden of Daguanyuan. The panels are incised with faded color pigments that are muted from age. The reverse side depicts a stark tree branch with birds. The screen is supported by square legs ending with patinated brass feet. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 64.5"w x 0.75"d x 72"h

Circa: 20th Century, China

Condition: Good, wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully faded patina as seen in photos. Age appropriate wear with fading, minor chips, scratches and small losses on finish.

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