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7 Antique Chinese Folding Doors Panels Divider, Overall size approx 78″ wide x 62″ tall.
SKU # ML-010796
This Folding Screen is made of of 7 individual panels.
The panels most likely were originally panels from an ornate wedding bed that were converted to be uses as a folding screen.
Each individual section Door / Panel is divided into 5 sections.
The top 2 sections are smaller panels. Each has a relief carved center section with plant and floral designs. The top carvings are surrounded by a wood tone border, while the lower panel’s carving’s are surrounded by a red painted border with mica chips in the paint.
The next section is a larger panel. the panels are a reddish brown color with paintings done in black color. The paintings depict various people ans scenes. In front of the painted panel is an open 2 section wood frame that is held in place with intricate pierced carved pieces on each side.
The next section is a smaller panel with relief carvings of people surrounded by a green frame with mica chips.
The large bottom flat panel is finished in a wood tone that matches the framework. The panels have painted outdoor scenes showing various buildings and people.
The outside of the front framework and the dividers between the panels all have beaded details on the edges.
The backside of the panels is all finished in a reddish brown lacquer.
Each panel has a bottom section with feet and a carved apron. This section was added at some point when the panels were converted to a folding screen.
These screens are hinged together to be used as a folding screen, but they could easily be separated into individual panels and would make a great wall treatment, headboard, or many other decorative uses.
NOTE: the hinges do not allow all panels to lay totally flat. If you want to retain the hinges and display it on a flat surface, please let us know and we can shim the hinges for you as needed.
7 Antique Chinese Folding Wedding Bed Panels.
Region: Most likely Zhejiang
Age: 125, late Qing
Approx. Size of each Panel: 11-1/4″ x 62″ x 1-1/4″ Thick.
Overall assembled size is approx. 78″ wide.
SKU # ML-010796
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