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Folding Coromandel Screen (Six-Panels)

Accession Number
2014/1.619C

Title
Folding Coromandel Screen (Six-Panels)

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
18th century - 20th century

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

Dimensions
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
screen

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
buggies (carriages)
people (agents)
trees
women (female humans)

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