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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 3/8 x 1 in. ( 198.12 x 41.59 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 five women in kimono holding different instruments. There is half of a house and a large tree towards the top and another tree towards the middle. On the bottom is a green vase with a red band and ochre colored base. Coming out of the top are pink flowers with green stems.

Primary Object Classification
Furniture and Furniture Accessories

Primary Object Type

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