late c19th fourfold chinoiserie polychrome and gilt decorated embossed leather draughtscreen roomdivider

Late C19th four-fold Chinoiserie polychrome and gilt decorated embossed leather draught-screen / room-divider.



Item Ref

ML 168


Late C19th four-fold Chinoiserie polychrome and gilt decorated embossed leather draught-screen / room-divider.
Highly decorative four panel screen with scarlet red background decorated with gilt and black Chinoiserie vignettes in imitation of oriental lacquer-work . Featuring typical fantastical 'Chinese-style' decoration subjects of mountainous landscapes with trees ,pagodas , bridges, figures , boats and birds.
Has a sympathetically aged patination with only minor historic repairs , with no punctures or tears .
The borders with studded and banded leather edges.
Four hinged and folding panels mounted on a reverse frame-work with plain black decoration .
Would be equally well-suited to being wall-mounted in a flat profile to form a large decorative single-panel picture.
(See Christies, London ,Sale No. 4479 18/03/12 Lot 106 for an identical example)
H 70"
W (total ) 72"
W (each panel) 18"
D 1.5"
England or Holland c . 1890
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
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Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 168


Height = 178 cm (70")
Width = 184 cm (73")
Depth = 4 cm (2")

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