Pair of Architectural Valances

c. 1750
$3,980 USD
Make an Offer
Dimensions
W: 116.0" D: 2.5" H: 12.0"
Materials
Wood
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
Q173CD
Estimated Shipping
$545

Traditional Chinese architecture follows set principles of design, traceable to the early Zhou dynasty - over three thousand years ago. The beauty of classic timber framework buildings was often enhanced by the addition of gilded paintings and elaborately carved embellishments, such as this striking pair of wooden valances. Carved over 250 years ago in China's Shanxi province, these valances bear a pattern of flower buds tucked within ornate scrollwork. Not many architectural elements of this size and age survived the Cultural Revolution, making this pair of valances an exceedingly rare find.

Questions? Ask us

What They're Saying

Portrait krueger 69c0678773cbdc73a8194d85dce50cd3cf4d8d8eee9e119b0030df754f2dcbd0
Elizabeth Krueger | Elizabeth Krueger Design

“PAGODA RED was extremely supportive in helping to pull accessory options together for the Lake Forest Showhouse. After providing them with details and our vision on how we were looking to finish our space, Laurene helped curate options that made it easy for us to edit and finalize. It's also no surprise that the unique pieces we used in our showhouse space were some of the first to sell.”

Receive our weekly email on design &
creating memorable spaces