early c20th chinese 'ancestors' watercolour drawing in lacquered frame

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



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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