A small wood and embroidery twelve-panel birthday screen. Dated 1873

A small wood and embroidery twelve-panel birthday screen. Dated 1873 - image-1
A small wood and embroidery twelve-panel birthday screen. Dated 1873 - image-1

A small wood and embroidery twelve-panel birthday screen. Dated 1873

A small wood and embroidery twelve-panel birthday screen. Dated 1873
A small partly gilt wood and glazed embroidery twelve-panel birthday screen with a congratulatory text in couched gold-wrapped paper threads on red felt, the surrounding panels intricately carved in openwork with the Eight Immortals, figural scenes, birds and flowers, and vases and archaic vessels in reserves. A few losses. Dated 1873.

The text was composed in honor of the sixtieth birthday of Gao Shutai by the jinshi Yi in the spring of the year Dongzhi guiyou (1873). (English translation enclosed).

清1873年 八仙花鳥圖十二扇屏風
來源:德國巴伐利亞​州私人收藏,1976年購於澳門

Provenance

Private collection, Bavaria, acquired in Macao in 1976

Lot 217 Dα

Estimate:
10.000 € - 12.000 €