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Upper River During Qing Ming Festival Screen/Room Divider

Upper River During Qing Ming Festival Screen/Room Divider
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Item #
SN6-QMRiver
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2 item(s) available
Cubic Weight
48.00 kg
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$1050.00
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Item No: SN6-QMRiver

Item Name: Oriental Chinese Upper River During Qing Ming Festival Screen Room Divider 
 
Dimensions : Each Panel: 40cm (W) x 185cm (H)
                    Fully Open: 240cm (W) x 185cm (H)
 
Net Weight: 42 Kg
 
 
This gorgeous traditionally painted Chinese screen pays true testament to Chinese hand made craftsmanship. Intricately painted, this hand painted screen can be arranged in any fashion to create a dynamic look, or practical space away from prying eyes. Standing at 185cm high, this is by no means the small screens regularly found in retail stores and on the internet. It stands easily on its own.
 
An intricate story is told within the weave of the Qing Ming screen. It features a embossed and raised finish that simply completes a wonderful piece. There are countless scenes within the piece, and you will spend hours examining all the finer details. Gorgeous bronze and reds shine through to produce fantastic highlights on this complex and diverse piece.
 
THE REVERSE SIDE has gold chinese characters painted on a black background within a simple single line gold border so you can Change the look of your room in minutes! When you compare our piece to others, you will see and FEEL the difference. These screens are sold to High-End Retail stores Australia wide by Admiralty Antiques, so you can rest assured regarding quality.
 
Originated from:
Without any doubts, "Upper River during Qing Ming Festival" is one of the most renowned paintings in Chinese history. It was a very long water color landscape scroll on silk created by artist royal Zhang Zeduan of Northern Song Dynasty. In all the several hundreds years since then, many forgeries, imitations, and replicas under the same name were made over and over by various people all the time. It has been quite a challenge to really tell the fakes from the authentic.
This scan presented here was a gift from a friendly netter at Singapore who has visited the Great Empire of China here before. This painting, however, is an authentic imitation of the "Upper River during Qing Ming Festival". His Holiness Grand Master has learned from an artist and historian friend of his that this painting scroll was actually created by five artists of the royal court of Qing Dynasty for Emperor Qian Long (You may refer to the handwritings and seal of his majesty at the beginning of the scroll). It is therefore referred among scholars as "Academy Version" (those five artists belong to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts) of the "Upper River during Qing Ming Festival". It has been collected by the National Palace Museum in Taipei.