A Million-Dollar Screen

A Chinese table screen set a record at an auction in Chartres, France, in October 2012. The screen, 10 by 7 inches, had a white jade disc in the center and a poem by the Emperor Qianlong on the back. It sold for $1.9 million, including the buyer's premium.

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Photo: Interencheres.com / GALERIE DE CHARTRES


#1 burnettcarol1963 2012-11-10 00:05
what is a table screen please?

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