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Fine Chinese Ivory Inlaid Silver Wooden Screen 13" 1900

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Ivory: Pre 1910: Item # 1031325

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Featuring a rare and superbly detailed antique Chinese 4 paneled hinged wooden screen, measuring 13" x13". Inlaid with 12 ivory plaques finely carved in scrimshaw fashion and then stained with polychrome colors. The 4 larger, central plaques, measuring 1" x 4", each depict very finely detailed scenes of several aristocratic Chinese women in a landscape and architectural setting. The other 8 plaques, measuring 1 1/2" x 1", depict various animals, including rams, rabbits, tiger,cat, and different birds. The wood screen is inlaid with silver wires on the front side surrounding the plaques. The back side is plain. Dating to the late 19th or early 20th century. No damages or restorations-excellent condition!Fresh from fine collection/estate where it has been well cared for and appreciated for many years. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of having been received, in sent condition, and the way it was packed in original packing material. Sales tax charged if sold in New York state, unless valid sales tax form provided with tax number.