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Folding Coromandel Screen (Six-Panels)

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Folding Coromandel Screen (Six-Panels)


Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
18th century - 20th century

Medium & Support
carnelian, beryl, mother-of-pearl and quartz on coromandel

78 x 16 1/4 x 1 in. ( 198.12 x 41.28 x 2.54 cm )

Credit Line
Bequest from the Estate and Trust of Elise Reeder Olton

Physical Description
A six-panel screen with a lacquered black background and illustrations in greens, reds, ochres and pinks. There is a border throughout each panel with red dragons and line decorations. This panel has women in kimono holding different objects and two brown deer towards the bottom. On the top is half of a house, a large tree and a gold fence. The vase on the ottom is ochre with green and red bands. Coming out of the top are pink flowers and green stems.

Primary Object Classification
Furniture and Furniture Accessories

Primary Object Type

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