Lot 145: Sold for £550 hammer

Estimate £600-£800

A 19th Century Chinese table screen, probably Zitan, the sectional panel screen raised on a curved archaic carved base with deep finely carved traditional scroll borders, the panels profusely relief carved with five-clawed dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl, amidst ruyi bats and lotus borders, with upper cloud pediment and flanges, height 75cm and width 79cm.

Condition report
- Several chips /losses to the relief areas. - Wear and scuffing noticeable to the edges and corners of the screen. - Structurally sound condition with no major or significant issues. - Small area of replacement wood, approx. 4cm x 1cm in size. - Scratching visible throughout, particularly at the raised plinth.

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