early c20th chinese 'ancestors' watercolour drawing in lacquered frame

Early C20th Chinese 'ancestors' watercolour drawing in lacquered frame.


| $1,132 USD | €963 EUR

Item Ref

MLC 145


Early C20th Chinese 'ancestors' watercolour drawing in lacquered frame . Well-painted watercolour of handsome male and female ancestral subjects in formal /ceremonial costume ,seated on throne chairs upon a vibrantly woven carpet .With a six-fold screen behind decorated with Manchurian cranes in a landscape, whose presence symbolise luck,longevity and fidelity in Chinese culture. Good bright colours and finely painted on pithe paper with an embossed silk mount and gilt border. A highly decorative picture. Nice quality green/brown lacquer frame with decorative brass hanging brackets. (At present is mounted behind non-reflective glass which could be altered.) Size(overall)52" x 41 ".
Size of watercolour 34" x 39 ".
China c.1920
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Internal Ref: MLC 145


Height = 150 cm (59")
Width = 90 cm (36")
Depth = 2 cm (1")

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