Screen Panel

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Object Name: 
Screen Panel
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Not on Display
about 1800-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sibyll Kummer-Rothenhausler
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; drawn, laminated glass rods. Rectangular picture formed of thin rods laid diagonally to make two sheets, held together with paper strips at the edges, with cut-out watercolor drawings laminated between, the scene of the interior of a room, with two women and a boy standing at the table, on which rests a book, jar and cup, a draped bed at the right, a blue drum-shaped seat at the right, a square stool at the left, with a rectangular window above; backed with sheet glass; in a modern black-painted wood frame.
Kummer-Rothenhausler, Sibyll, Source
A Late Qing Phenomenon: Glass Panels in Chinese Pictorial Screens (2015) illustrated, p. 46 (top); BIB# AI99437
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 79, 683; BIB# 61154