screen; panel (art)

Right end panel of an eight-panel folding screen, with a dark wooden frame and decorative procelain tiles inset. The panel stands on two feet, and has a scrolled porcelain apron decorated with dragon scrolls in underglaze blue. Three tiles are set horizontally, with underglaze blue decoration of bat (fu) and musical stone chime (qing), which form a pun for happiness and celebration, and flanked by two lotus blossom. Two vertical tiles are set at the upper section. The right one is decorated in blue and white floral scrolls, while the left one is painted in overglaze polychrome enamel depicting an official holding a tablet in one hand and standing by a moon gate, with a poem inscribed above. There is one overglazed enamel painted tile set at the lower section, depicting Han Xiangzi, one of the Eight Daoist Immortals, kneeling underneath a tree in a terraced garden and playing his emblem, a flute.

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