Hand painted screen
Product Id
2257
Description
HAND-PAINTED SCREEN, painted on both sides, 4 panels. Golden painting on a crackled black lacquer background. The painting's subject matter of women and children was popular in the Ming Dynasty. The Chinese believe children can bring fortune to the family, therefore the more children, the happier the family. This type of screen would have been used in the bedroom as a decoration.
Dimensions
H183 x W162 cm
Origin
China
Price
1200.00 €750.00 €
 
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History

Revival and Collapse

Hongwu(1368-1398)
Yongle(1403-1424)
Kangxi(1661-1722)
Qianlong(1736-1795)
Ming Dynasty : 1368 - 1644
The rebel leader Hung-Wu, also called Chu Yuan-chang, established the Ming Dynasty after throwing out the Mongols in 1368 A.D., but his power was still fairly weak after the Mongol invasion. His rule extended only from the Great Wall to the east of Tibet - smaller borders than modern China or than in T’ang Dynasty China, on which he  modelled his government by trying to keep as power centralised, and especially in his own hands Read more
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