A very fine pair of Chinese cloisonné double sided table screens each enamelled with buildings and pavilions, one within a walled complex behind the bridge, the other with a pavilion with balconies and a building in the distance and another in the foreground, both on a green ground with willow, wutong and rockwork, the reverse with pairs of birds perched amongst flowering peony and tree peony issuing from rockwork on a royal blue ground, set within openwork wood table screens.

Each panel 6 5/8 inches, 16.8 cm high, 5 inches, 12.7 cm wide.

Qianlong, 1736-1795.


Natural wear.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • Formerly in an English private collection.
  • A panel from this set is illustrated by Helmut Brinker and Albert Lutz in Chinese Cloisonne, the Pierre Uldry Collection, the Asia Society Galleries, New York, 1989, no. 311.