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A Beautiful Pair of Chinese Pith Paintings, 1840-1860

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1900   item# 949789

A Beautiful Pair of Chinese Pith Paintings, 1840-1860
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From our Chinese Polychrome Collection, a beautiful pair of pith paintings, circa 1840-1860, each representing a lady of high stature, possibly royalty, being attended to by her servant. One is reclining upon an opium bed with a large screen while her servant lights her pipe; the second sits upon a throne in a dragon embossed robe, also backed by a large and well-painted screen, and is being presented a ruyi scepter by her servant. Both pieces are extremely well-painted and represent very fine e ...click for details

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