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Lot 945. A Dali marble and zitan table screen, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 23 ¼ in. (59 cm.) high, 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) wide, 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) deepEstimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Limited 2017.

The attractive, variegated marble panel is suggestive of a mountainous landscape and is set within a zitan frame with finely beaded edge. The screen is supported on a stand finely carved with stylized archaistic scroll in the lower panel and raised on shaped feet and openwork standing spandrels. 

ProvenanceNicholas Grindley, London, February 2006.

The Nancy and Ed Rosenthal Collection of Chinese Art.

LiteratureGrindley, N., March 2006, London, no. 20.
V. Bower, S. Handler and J. Burris, Brush Clay Wood: The Nancy and Ed Rosenthal Collection of Chinese Art, Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati,2008, pp. 60-61, fig. 30.

ExhibitedCincinnati, Taft Museum of Art, Brush Clay Wood: The Nancy and Ed Rosenthal Collection of Chinese Art, 7 November 2008 - 11 January 2009.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York