Hand painted screen
Product Id
OAF-38495
Description
PAINTED SCREEN, painted on both sides, 4 panels. This screen features Western style painting on a crackled lacquer background. This style of painting appeared in China on the end of Qing Dynasty some 150 years ago. This type of screen would have been used as a decoration in the imperial palace.
Dimensions
H214 x W153 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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