Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Antique Chinese table screen made of serpentine from the Nangyang region. In two separate pieces: the picture slab of prized serpentine is framed in Huanghuali which sits into a carved frame. Valued for it's undulating natural snake-like layers, this serpentine screen once sat on a scholar's table. There, it could be admired and pondered for it's beauty.

Age: Ming Dynasty

Dimensions: 22 1/2" high x 13 3/4" wide x 8" deep
item #1430011