Neptune & Sea Creatures Screen By Carlos Valdes Mujica

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This great creation by Carlos Valdes Mujica (Chilean, 1904 - 1961) in gold, green and black glaze lacquered over gesso on board in high relief. Each panel has a domed top. The right hand panel features King Neptune on a merhorse, a mermaid and a merman playing musical instruments, a mermaid outrider on merhorse, four fish and a turtle. The center panel has a mermaid riding a dolphin and another on a flying bird, a turtle, three fish, a crab emerging from a conch shell and an undersea floral group. The left panel has a mermaid playing a harp, two starfish, a mermaid with her hand out, shells, eleven fish and a fisherwoman with boat and net. The reverse is an Orientalist scene with seven birds, trees, chrysanthemum and mountains. The screen is in very good original condition with a wonderful patina. It stands 63” high, each panel is 20 ½” wide (61 ½” total width).