Japanese large wooden screen, carved with birds & flowers, ex- Purrumbete, Western District, c.1890
Handsome large Japanese room screen, well carved with both sides different, one side with shallow carved-out panels of lifesize plants, the other with shallow relief carving of birds & butterflies on various flowering plants, set in a wide ornately carved frame, the brass hinges of a double-hinge action, on ceramic castor wheels.
left panel: 176cm x 82.5cm
Middle: 184 cm x 82cm
Right: 176cm x 83cm
Provenance, purchased at the Purumbeet clearing auction, Western District Victoria, in the 1970s