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Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled

Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled
Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled
Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled
Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled
Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled

Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled    Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled
Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled. Table screens were originally a utility, placed on a painting table to protect against breezes. They eventually became a status symbol put on mantles, and were exclusively seen in the mansions of the affluent. Silk embroidery in China goes back over 2000 years. On embroidery the knots are usually on the back.

Double sided embroidery, where the picture is cleverly on both sides is called'Su Embroidery', and is one of the oldest techniques in the world, where the artist skillfully hides the knots so they can't be seen. This has a pretty silk embroidery of two blue exotic birds in amongst the branches, with blue flowers in various stages of bloom. The gilt fretwork is of dragons in clouds. Comes in a high quality presentation box.

The item "Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled" is in sale since Saturday, April 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Other Chinese". The seller is "thehighpalace" and is located in Northampton. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.

  • Primary Material: Wood/ Woodenware
  • Sub-Type: Tables
  • Product: Screen
  • Region of Origin: Chinese
  • Country of Origin: China


Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled    Chinese Table Screen Gold Leaf Wood And Silk Su Embroidery Highly Skilled