Late 19th Century Eight-Panel Chinese Folding Screen

An exquisite Late 19th Century Chinese screen. It is comprised of eight separate elaborately hand-painted panels with lacquered coromandel. The panels' design is exquisitely rendered in intaglio and painted in with enamel. What unfolds on these panels is a stunning, elaborate courtyard scene with carefully rendered architecture, blossomed trees, and a gathering of people in conversation. At the bottom of the panels are various views of pastoral landscapes. Framing the panels is a decorative border with a series of Chinese ideographs that represent happiness, prosperity, and longevity.

Dimensions for each panel:
98 in. height
22 in. width
1.5 in. approximate depth

Condition notes:
In very good condition with wear consistent with the screen's age and use. There are cracks, chips to enamel, and surface staining. Nicks to panel corners and edges. Overall the screen is great shape and structurally sound.

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