Chinese Black-lacquer Coromandel Twelve Panel Screen

19th/20th Century

decorated with figures in landscape within a floral frame, the reverse decorated with flowers, titled

height 209 cm width 420 cm
Property of a Lady, Sarah J. Conger Nee Pike, wife of the American Ambassador in China, c. 1898-1905, thence by descent, Private Collection Sydney (by Repute)
Depicting the Story of the Western Wing, also translated as Romance of the Western Chamber. A love comedy set during the Tang Dynasty written by the Yuan Dynasty playwright,Wang Shifu
  • EStimate $6,000 - $9,000
  • sold $7,680 Incl BP
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