Ceramic: table screen

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18th Century
One large rectangular glazed white ceramic table screen mounted in an elaborately carved dark stained hardwood frame and stand. Obverse of table screen presents multi-coloured design of groups of animals in a mountainous forested landscape: 百獸 (bai shou or 'Hundred Animals') theme.
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Accessioned in 1967, this is one of the few objects Alley managed to gift to Canterbury Museum in the second half of the 1960s.
Dimensions (LxWxH): 827 x 497 x 215mm (32 9/16 x 19 9/16 x 8 7/16")
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