One Hundred Children

Black lacquer and gesso on wood, inlaid with ivory and jade. Twenty-two adult figures. Pagoda on three panels, no pagoda on far right panel. Leaves on trees are green stone. Border of panels are decorated with gold and mother of pearl geometric design in form of stars or flowers. Gold paint used overall on panels as background. Back of panels has bird and floral design in white, red, and gold.
Additional Information: screen; figures; Asian; pagoda; flowers; Top on right newel on stairs handrail of pagoda on far left panel is missing.
Category Screen
Reference Number 00717
Maker/Artist Chinese
Materials Lacquer; gesso; wood; ivory; jade
Measurements 72 x 84 in
Time Period Circa 1875


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