Chinese Kingfisher Feather Table Screen
Depicting figures at leisure, beside buildings and amid rockwork and blossoming trees, all before a mountainous terrain, the design formed with kingfisher blue, brown, indigo and pink feathers, gold thread and olive green and black felt, hardwood frame inset into later stand. Height overall 27 3/8 inches.
Christie's, London, February 15, 1971
C Estate of Vincent Squilla
Additional Notes & Condition Report
shrinkage to frame, evident at corners
extensive losses to kingfisher feathers some areas more drastic than others, velvet is soiled and wrinkled at edges, faded.
evidence of areas being glued to stablize, nothing recent.
Base: loss of lower back bracket, vertical cracking, glued to stablize at some point
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