Lot 183

A 20TH CENTURY CHINESE CREAM AND POLYCHROME PAINTED, MOTHER-OF-PEARL, STONE AND BONE MOUNTED FOUR FOLD SCREEN

Depicting various scenes with figures, 172cm wide; 182cm high

Estimate: £200 - £300
Hammer price: £380
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Provenance: Hylda and Lewis Gilbert, Sheldrake Place, London. 

Lewis Gilbert (d.2018), the celebrated film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his 007 James Bond movies and Alfie.

Condition report: 

Missing a panel from the roof of one pagoda building. 

Various other scuffs, chips and minor losses commensurate with use and age. 

The sections are actually not hinged together and hinges are lacking. 

Tarnishing, dents and losses to the metal caps of the feet. 

Some variation in the yellow shade as can be seen in the images. 

Dirt and dust, some shrinkage cracks in areas. 

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