Chinese tabletop screen with cranes and pines
A miniature ornamental Chinese screen decorated with white feathered Chinese Cranes, and pine trees. Full of colourful detail, these miniature Chinese screens are adorned with good fortune and longevity symbols.
White feathered Cranes are said to live for more than 300 years and are symbols of longevity. The Chinese believe that these birds carry the souls of the deceased up into the heavens above. The pine tree is a symbol of longevity, and represents solitude, strength, and resilience.
The front of the screen is adorned with Cranes and pines across all six panels. The reverse side has four panels with Cranes, and two panels containing descriptive gold text in both English and Chinese.
Dimensions: 47cm in length (when fully opened) x 24cm in height.
Comes with an attractive presentation box.