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Fine Pair Chinese Silk and Hardwood Table Screens
Item Details
Description
19th century, each with fine embroidered silk panel depicting exotic birds, among prunus branches, with openwork carved wooden frames, each resting on an openwork carved stand with foo dog supports, at base of each frame is a calligraphic inscription, 33 x 25 x 10 in.ÿ - Provenance: Collected in Shanghai, China prior to 1902 by Frederick and Margaret Haskell; By descent in family to Frances Arnold; Private Collection, Newnan, Georgia - Note:ÿObjects from this personal collection were acquired in Shanghai, China between the years 1862-1902. They were collected by Frederick and Margaret Haskell. Mr. Haskell was the owner of the Japan and China Trading Company. The couple retired to Lake Weir Florida in 1902, bringing these collected objects with them to the United States and they descended through the family to current day. These objects are now being offered to the public for the first time by Brunk Auctions.Click Here to Read the History of this Important Collection
Condition
silk panels in fine condition overall with some light staining and areas of minor discoloration, separations and repairs at frame joints, some paint splatter at bases, scattered losses, damages, and repairs to openwork carving overall (two long skirt elements partially survive and are currently detached, one upright detached but intact, second upright largely intact but missing an end member and currently detached), one back panel with repairs to wood veneer, two minor tears to paper lining of embroidery (both tears in paper lining do not affect the embroidered silk); other screen not examined out of frame
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Fine Pair Chinese Silk and Hardwood Table Screens

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
Jun 18, 2020
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Starting Price $1,000
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0008: Fine Pair Chinese Silk and Hardwood Table Screens

Sold for $7,000
16 Bids
Est. $2,000 - $3,000Starting Price $1,000
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Jun 18, 2020 1:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0008 Details

Description
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19th century, each with fine embroidered silk panel depicting exotic birds, among prunus branches, with openwork carved wooden frames, each resting on an openwork carved stand with foo dog supports, at base of each frame is a calligraphic inscription, 33 x 25 x 10 in.ÿ - Provenance: Collected in Shanghai, China prior to 1902 by Frederick and Margaret Haskell; By descent in family to Frances Arnold; Private Collection, Newnan, Georgia - Note:ÿObjects from this personal collection were acquired in Shanghai, China between the years 1862-1902. They were collected by Frederick and Margaret Haskell. Mr. Haskell was the owner of the Japan and China Trading Company. The couple retired to Lake Weir Florida in 1902, bringing these collected objects with them to the United States and they descended through the family to current day. These objects are now being offered to the public for the first time by Brunk Auctions.Click Here to Read the History of this Important Collection
Condition
...
silk panels in fine condition overall with some light staining and areas of minor discoloration, separations and repairs at frame joints, some paint splatter at bases, scattered losses, damages, and repairs to openwork carving overall (two long skirt elements partially survive and are currently detached, one upright detached but intact, second upright largely intact but missing an end member and currently detached), one back panel with repairs to wood veneer, two minor tears to paper lining of embroidery (both tears in paper lining do not affect the embroidered silk); other screen not examined out of frame

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