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Katalognummer: CA0918-012
AN IVORY DOUBLE-SIDED ‘NARRATIVE’ TABLE SCREEN, KANGXI
Artist signature on the stand. Ivory engraved and carved in low relief. Good patina
China
the screen Kangxi, around 1700, the stand Qing Dynasty

The rectangular plaque carved with a narrative scene with two ladies in a garden studio receiving a letter, the reverse with a calligraphic inscription and a scene with birds and flowers, mounted in a partially reticulated stand with archaistic carving and two Buddhist lions guarding the screen.

Shape: Table screen
Weight: 438 grams
Dimensions: Height 24,6 cm
Condition: Some age cracks, one in the center a bit larger, the stand with minor losses. One of the four supporting elements which connects the screen with the stand is missing. Generally in good condition
Provenance: United Kingdom private collection

Literature: Chinese Ivories from the Kwan Collection. December 1990. By Simon Kwan, Peter Y. K. Lam and Yang Boda. (for a comprehensive overview of Chinese ivories and many interesting examples from the Kangxi period)

Auction result comparison: CHINESE ART. Sotheby’s, 3 DECEMBER 2015, HONG KONG, lot 445. (for a related table screen)

康熙年間象牙雕”童子獻物”硯屏
象牙淺浮雕,背部雕有萬楚的《五日觀妓》詩句,基座刻有雕者名,色澤良好
中國,屏幕為康熙時期雕製,約1700年,基座為清朝製
品相良好,些許年代造成的裂紋,中間有一較大裂痕
英國私人收藏

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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