Chinese Export Twelve Panel Coromandel Screen Spring in Han Palace


Monumental Chinese export twelve-panel lacquered coromandel screen depicting the 17th century ming dynasty motif "Spring Morning in the Han Palace". The panels are intricately incised and painted with vivid color pigments and gold leaf on a thick black lacquered ground. The pavilion scene is bordered by numerous scholars objects on each side. Each panel is supported by brass clad feet.

Provenance: Property of the Neiman Marcus collection by Arthur Court 1970. The reverse side of the screen depicts a floral bamboo landscape with trees and birds. The screen has a beautifully aged patina with a craquelure finish.

Dimensions: 232"w x .75"d x 108"h

Circa: 1970, China

Materials: Brass, Wood

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

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