Hand painted screen
Product Id
660
Description
PAINTED SCREEN, painted on both sides, 4 panels. Golden painting on smooth red lacquer. This style of painting was in fashion in the later Qing Dynasty, when it was populat to mix the cultural influences of the east and west. The painting in the front shows symetry that reflects western influence, and the painting of bamboo on the back is done in the traditional style most Chinese painters used in that period.
Dimensions
H183 x W162 cm
Origin
China
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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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