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decorative folding screen with raised antiqued gold wood borders and hand applied silver leaf decorative folding screen with hand painted birds, flowers and blossoming trees on a silver leaf background folding screen with raised borders and decorative hand-painted design
decorative folding screen HPS3073
$3,312.50 $2,650.00
decorative folding screen HPS3049
$2,812.50 $2,250.00
decorative folding screen FS3284
$3,312.50 $2,650.00
hand-painted folding screen with peacocks hand-painted folding screen with peacocks large decorative folding screen with hand painted birds, flowers and blossoming trees on a silver leaf background
painted silver folding screen HPS3298
$2,625.00 $2,100.00
screen with peacocks HPS3287
$2,812.50 $2,250.00
large folding screen HPS3088
$3,750.00 $3,000.00
Art Deco Coromandel screen Japanese style wooden folding screen with hand-painted cranes and river motif arched top folding screen with hand-painted flowers, butterflies, and birds
Coromandel screen
Japanese folding screen HPS3127
$5,625.00 $4,500.00
screen with peacocks HPS3156
$3,187.50 $2,550.00
hand-painted wood screen featuring flamingos on an antiqued gold leaf background oriental folding screen hand-painted with birds and flowers on antiqued red background extra large oriental folding screen with hand painted Ming Dynasty scene
folding screen HPS3330
$2,812.50 $2,250.00
red folding screen HPS3023
$2,812.50 $2,250.00
Ming Dynasty folding screen HPS3026
$8,250.00 $6,600.00
folding screen with lacquered white finish and mirrored panels lacquered white folding screen with mirrored background decorative wall screen with hand-painted birds and flowers
white mirrored screen
mirrored folding screen
folding wall screen WS3260
$1,312.50 $1,050.00
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Decorative folding screens, also known as folding room dividers - is quite an ancient invention, undeservingly discarded by most of us. Decorative folding screens, probably are the most unusual object of exotic furniture, introduced to Europe along time ago. Folding screens hardly fit a traditional understanding of furniture. Functional, yet extremely decorative, they act as a moving wall or folding screen, dividing or adding a space, enchasing character, and defining style.

mirrored folding screens

how mirrored folding screens increase light and depth in any room
Pretty mirrored folding screens do all this and more. They are reflective of light in any room they are featured in. Often times they can make a room seem to be bigger. These are excellent qualities that add charm along with functionality to enhance small spaces. Beautiful mirrored qualities make them ideal as dressing screens as well, since there is no need for separate mirrors for dressing..... read more about mirrored folding screens >>

Cozy living room design with hand-painted decorative folding screen in the corner of the room with beautiful Venetian glass lamp in front of it. Contemporary crystal sconces above the fireplace mantel.

Cozy living room design with hand-painted decorative folding screen in the corner of the room with beautiful Venetian glass lamp in front of it. Contemporary crystal sconces above the fireplace mantel.


Living room decor with Ming Dynasty folding screen and beautiful lamps with hand cast brass flowers; unique lighting; living room decorating ideas

Living room decor with Ming Dynasty folding screen and beautiful lamps with hand cast brass flowers;
interior design by Brad Weesner; photography by Geoffery Hodgdogn;

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folding screens in today's interiors
Open plans of today's interiors with the zoning principles explains a new revival of folding screens and there extreme popularity. When living space had to be divided into the functional zones. Nothing could accomplish this task better than use of folding screens with there incredible versatility, mobility, adjustability, and esthetic value. It's made a perfect sense to use folding screens instead of the complicated in construction sliding or folding doors (by the way, they barely hold any esthetic value). Folding screens do not require any installation, you can fold it, move it, or place in another room any time you want... reading more on folding screens >>

coromandel screens

Coromandel screens - the art of Coromandel
The Coromandel lacquer technique emerged in the 16-th century, At first Coromandel technique was mainly used on large screens that usually consisted of twelve panels. Starting from the 18th century coromandel screens were made also as 10-, 8-, 6-, and 4-panel screens. Coromandel screens usually stood in the entrance hall, but they also served to divide up large rooms or as windscreens in the garden or terrace. Often coromandel screens were used to close off sleeping or dressing areas. Smaller coromandel screens were placed behind a throne or a chair. Coromandel lacquered screens were usually made as birthday gifts for distinguished individuals, or as gifts to mark the retirement or promotion of high-ranking officials. Wooden panels for coromandel screens are made from softwood and about 1cm thick... continue reading about Coromandel screens >>

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history of folding screens - China
History of folding screens starts in China, where they appeared in the VII century. These sophisticated pieces of furniture were made in wide range of sizes, from extremely large oversized folding screens that were used in spacious palaces, to miniature decorative screens that could comfortably fit on a tabletop. Folding screens used as room dividers was constructed from several panels attached to each other. The most popular in VII century China room dividers were six or eight panels folding screens. Chinese masters are famous for their complex ancient lacquer application techniques... continue reading about Chinese folding screens >>

Japanese folding screens

Japanese folding screens
In the VIII century folding screens were introduced in Japan. Due to the customs and particularity of Japanese architecture, for a long time folding screens remained a most important decorative interior embellishment. Japanese with sophistication expressed a connection between home architecture and proportion and shape of a folding screens. The style and motifs of paintings featured on a decorative screens were adjusted according to traditions of the "rising sun country". Traditionally, in Japanese homes people sat on a floor in a domestic situations as well as during official ceremonies. Accordingly, painted design was concentrated on the bottom part of a screen.... reading more on folding screens in Japan >>

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folding screens in Europe
Some believe that folding screens were introduced to Europe by Marco Polo, who brought them to Italy from his expedition to China. Decorative folding screens instantly caught attention because of there size, beauty and immediately discovered multifunctional qualities. Moreover the uncomplicated construction of the folding screens could be easily reproduced by native masters. Portable decorative screens made their way into the huge dreary rooms of Gothic castles. These first European folding screens were build from chunky oak planks, they were extremely heavy... reading more on European folding screens >>

oriental folding screens

oriental folding screens
You will truly appreciate intricate details of hand-painted oriental folding screens that is deeply rooted in ancient art. Chinoserie design of the oriental folding screens combines the influences of imperial China, with its opulent architectural style, intricate carvings, and rich colors, with the spiritual calm of ancient tradition. When these influences are adapted in the decorative folding, the look is the ultimate in sophistication. In all oriental screens natural colors are spiced up with red, black, and sensuous gold. Smooth surfaces shine with lacquer, while antiqued crackled finish adds luxury and style to the folding screens. Folding screens feature oriental scenes with antiqued gold leaf highlights, Chinoserie designs... reading more on oriental folding screens >>

decorative folding screens

decorative folding screens
Beautiful compositions with flowers are the more popular subject matter encountered most frequently on decorative folding screens. Birds and flowers traditionally were used to decorate the front as well as back of screens. Folding screens depict the cheerfulness of nature and tenderness of spring blossoms. With hand-painted decorative screens you can transform a mundane... reading more on decorative folding screens >>