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I've just acquired a six panel sided screen with gold leaf,

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I've just acquired a six panel doubled sided screen with gold leaf, and white flowers and blue birds on one side and black with blue and green figures on the other. I wondered if there were a way to date the piece. It's about six feet tall and approximately one inch thick. It has brass feet.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: It has carvings on the gold side of flowers, I think they are spider mums and birds that look sort of like swallows. The other side has carvings of birds and bamboo, with some sort of insect flying around. There is also a large tree on the gold side that has large leaves. Is there a way of telling the age of this piece? It appears to be very old, but I'm not sure. I have no information on it as I bought it at an estate sale.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome. Thank you for requesting me.

To provide an accurate answer, I need more information.

Please tell me the width of the panels.

Most importantly, I need photos of of the screen showing its decoration.

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Kind regards,