Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Screens that Don't Screen Anything

Photo by Salt Water New England

3 comments:

  1. Memsahib, Privacy while allowing breezes to flow in the hot season. You can tell the status of a family if the carving/adornment is on both sides, as it's more expensive, and you must have the servants to clean it.

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  2. Don't use a coromandel screen to hide a radiator. Does it no good at all.

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  3. Best if inherited, of course. Double side carved, naturally. The one in the image looks Indonesian. Ours is Chinese, from Hong Kong long ago.

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