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Day one: Fine Chinese Works of Art & Japanese Works of Art(#1068) 09/11/2021 10:00 AM GMT This Auction has ended

Lot 50 of 235: A Chinese hardstone-inlaid wood 'Chang'e' table screen, 19th century, the central reserve decorated with inlaid hardstone depicting Chang'e floating up towards the moon as Hou Yi cries out below, the outer border decorated with bats flying amongst flowering peonies and leafy stems, 82.5cm high Note: Chang'e is known in Chinese mythology for stealing an elixir of immortality from her husband Hou Yi, and in doing so becoming the Moon Goddess. Hou Yi was awarded the elixir by Xi Wangmu after dis

This lot has ended - Successful bid:£420
Estimate: £500 - £700

Day one: Fine Chinese Works of Art & Japanese Works of Art(#1068)  09/11/2021 10:00 AM GMT  This Auction has ended