Beautiful and artistically fine matching pair of soapstone and semiprecious stone panels. These panels consist of a white soapstone panel with carved applique stones depicting a squirrel on top of stems with leaves and hanging fruit. An orange blossom is in the corner. The leaves are carved green stone. The fruit is made from drop shaped cabs of citrine, amethyst and granite. In the lower corner is an carved orange flower made of coral. On the top is a hand carved citrine squirrel. The panel is held in a finely foliage carved lacquered wood frame. The top has a brass finial for hanging. Carved in the bottom reverse of the white soapstone panel is CHINA. Considering the age and fragility of these panels they are in incredible condition. One panel is in as made condition aside from expected aging. The other panel has had two corners reglued. Please study the photographs, they are part of the description. These are notable panels for their condition, the quality of workmanship and the use of semiprecious stones. Overall Dimensions: Height 7 3/4 inches (19.7 cm), Width 5 13/16 inches (14.8 cm), Thickness 5/16 inch. The item “Chinese 1910s Matching Pair Applique Panels Semiprecious Stones White Soapstone” is in sale since Saturday, February 1, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques”. The seller is “tjantiquties” and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: China
- Age: 1900-1940
- Primary Material: Stone
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original