MONUMENTAL CHINESE CARVED DRAGON FLOOR SCREEN: Late Qing to early 20th century, profusely carved crest with figural dragons, flaming ball and clouds. Center panels frame with geometric designs. Front panel with intricate repeating carved squares ground under applied painted bone and ivory petal flowering tree and plants. Back panel continues the carved dragon and clouds design. Figural dragon supports, base with similar decoration to crest. Overall measures 82'' h. x 39 1/4'' x 24 3/4''. The ivory in this piece is covered by the ESA De Minimus exemption as it is original to the piece, limited to only the top flower petals and totaling under 2oo grams in weight. Due to state regulations this piece cannot be sold or shipped to California, New York or New Jersey. DUE TO POLICY CHANGES AT LIVEAUCTIONEERS.COM ONLINE BIDDING IS ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH INVALUABLE.COM
CONDITION: The occasional chip to flower petal to be expected.