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Carved Wood and Inlaid Screen

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
141
Sold for:
$119$100

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Carved Wood and Inlaid Screen, Japan, 19th century, inlaid in mother-of-pearl and ivory with a bird perched on prunus branches to one side, and bird and butterfly amidst magnolia branches to the other, reserved on a dark red ground, the borders finely carved in relief with birds, camellia, and pines, ht. 32 1/2, lg. 17 in.
Estimate $200-250

Some bleaching to the lacquered surface, a few areas of missing inlay

Keywords

Japan, Inlay, Pine, Prunus

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