Black lacquer screen, the front main field decorated with figures made of multicolored hardstone and ivory. The figures, many with painted robes, are depicted in landscape settings, engaged in activities including making and serving tea. Carved hardstone decorations of precious objects are applied to the lower third of screen and the border features mother of pearl floral inlay. Signed. Polychrome and gilt decorated back. 71"H x 64"W. Chinese, 20th century. Provenance the estate of Mary Johnson, Nashville, Tennessee. Note this lot contains a substance which is protected and restricted in the United States and by international convention and can only be shipped within the United States. Please refer to our terms and conditions, clause 10. Condition: Scattered cracks to stone including on ram, 1 man's robe, 1 lady's robe, and fungus/rock.
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