Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art | 14 November 2017
A Chinese painted marble screen, painted on each side one side depicts a...
Sold for £1100
A Chinese painted marble screen, painted on each side one side depicts a Taoist myth about the meeting between the Yellow Emperor and goddess Xuan Nv, a disciple of the Queen Mother of the West, the reverse with a poem about a farewell meeting in a quiet moonlit night along the river, the visible area of the marble 29.5cm x 29cm
During the Yellow Emperor's battle with Chiyou, another mythical tribal leader, Xuan Nv was sent by Heaven, leading the Troop of Thunder, to assist the Yellow Emperor, and bestowed various legendary artifacts, books and maps. With her help, Chiyou and his army could not hold out and were hence defeated by the Yellow Emperor.
some wear to the painting on both sides, wood framed with some cracks and gluing to base
Tuesday 14 November 2017, 10.30am
Friday 10 November
10am - 3pm
Sunday 12 November
10am - 2pm
Monday 13 November
9am - 5.30pm
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