Chinese table top screens with the four gentlemen
Chinese table top screen beautifully decorated with colourful paintings of the "Four Gentlemen". Also known in China as the "four plants of virtue", the four gentlemen are plum, bamboo, orchid and chrysanthemum. The miniature table top screens have four painted glass panels encased in a plastic oriental style hinged frame.
The "four plants of virtue" have their names in Chinese characters painted next to them on the glass panels.
Each of the Four Gentlemen represent one of the four seasons. The plum blossoms represent winter, Orchids represent spring, Bamboo represents summer, and Chrysanthemums represent autumn.
Dimensions: 24cm in length (when fully opened) x 15cm in height.
Comes with an attractive presentation box.