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AN IVORY DOUBLE-SIDED ‘PRACTICING CALLIGRAPHY’ TABLE SCREEN, KANGXI
Katalognummer: CA0918-013
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 villa scene, with two scholars conversing and practicing calligraphy surrounded by servants, 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: 440 grams
Dimensions: Height 27 cm
Condition: Some age cracks, 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”文人習書畫”硯屏
象牙淺浮雕,基座刻有雕者名,良好光澤
中國,屏幕為康熙年間製,基座為清朝製
品相良好
英國私人收藏

Nachverkauf:  verkauft/sold

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