Maitland Smith Chinese Eight Panel Lacquered Coromandel Screen


Fantastic Chinese eight panel coromandel screen designed by Maitland Smith in Hong Kong. The grand screen features 18th century style craftsmanship with thick layers of black lacquer incised with color pigments and gilt by Asian artisans. The scene depicts a golden pavilion courtyard with royal figures engaged in leisure activities. The scene is bordered with geometric designs and each panel showcases decorative Asian fans on the top with idyllic scenes. Supported by square legs ending with brass clad feet. The reverse side depicts a stark but colorful bamboo rock landscape and is signed. Maitland-Smith makers mark on bottom. From an estate in Bel Air, CA.

Dimensions: 145"w x .75"d x 96"h

Circa: 20th Century, China

Materials: Wood, Brass

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Intentionally aged and distressed patina with small chips and scratches. Reverse side has large retouched scratches. Brass hardware has patinated finish and wear.

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