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19th Century Chinese Pearl of Wisdom Valance

$5,380

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This architectural valance from the 19th century is beautifully carved in multiple dimensions with lotus, flora, and fruits on the vine and centered with a pearl of wisdom. It beautifully represents the masterful craftsmanship sought by 19th century wealthy homeowners in China's Shanxi province, who would have commissioned it as an architectural detail for their courtyard home at the height of the Qing dynasty.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 13 in. (33.02 cm)Width: 116.5 in. (295.91 cm)Depth: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)
  • Style
    Qing (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1850
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Q173F1stDibs: LU820011317133

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Ships From: Chicago, IL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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Located in Chicago, IL

PAGODA RED is a renowned resource for designers as well as collectors of contemporary and ancient Chinese, Korean and Japanese art. They offer a curated edit of fine and provincial furniture, ceramics, scholars' objects, and paintings and textiles, each piece historically and geographically authentic.

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