Details
Decorated in shades of blue and white with a phoenix and other birds amidst blossoming trees, mounted on textile
116 in. (294.5 cm.) high, 51 in. (129.5 cm.) wide, including fitments
Provenance
Palace of the Marchese Pamparato, Moncalieri (by repute).
With Adolf Loewi, Los Angeles.
Acquired by John Yeon, 1956.
By bequest to present owner, 1994.
Literature
Palace of the Legion of Honor Museum, Cathay Invoked: A Celestial Empire in the West (two panels), San Francisco, 1966, nos. 171, 172, pl. LX.
Portland Art Museum, From Oregon Private Collections (three panels), 1977, no. 137.
Exhibited
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, North Italian Furniture of the XVIII Century, 1953.
Palace of the Legion of Honor Museum, Cathay Invoked: A Celestial Empire in the West (two panels), San Francisco, 1966, nos. 171, 172, pl. LX.
Portland Art Museum, From Oregon Private Collections (three panels), 1977, no. 137.
Filoli Historic House and Garden, Woodside, 1985-1994 (six panels).
Seattle Art Museum, 1998-2001 (two panels).
Portland Art Museum, Quest for Beauty: Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon, 2017.
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