Unknown

(China  – )

Decorative panels carved with flowers and calligraphy

Location
Not on display
Further information

Each panel is carved with the motif of a bunch of flowers issuing from a vase, accompanied by Taihu rocks. On one panel an inscription in regular script reads, 'fugui pingan' (‘richness and peacefulness’). A four character phrase in regular script, 'jixiang ruyi' (‘auspiciousness - as you wish’), is carved on the other three panels.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, June 2011

Place of origin
China
Year
early 20th century
Media
Calligraphy, Woodwork
Medium
four carved wooden panels
Dimensions
a - panel; 136 x 18 cm
b - panel; 134 x 17.5 cm
c - panel; 136 x 18 cm
d - panel; 134 x 17.5 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr. James Hayes 2011
Accession number
224.2011.a-d