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Chinese Ink and Color on Silk Shou dai Niao

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1980   item# 1174986 (stock# 480AOG)

Chinese Ink and Color on Silk Shou dai Niao
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561-575-6868


$125 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's well done hand painted Shou dai Niao, or 'bird with long feathers', was painted on silk in China before 1980.[123A] The bird, perched on a bough of viburnum has a very long split tail like a flashy Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher but the colors of America's Eastern Bluebird.[143B] Birds with long tail feathers have been popular subjects for Chinese painting, and other arts, during the Ming and Qing Dynasties and were frequently exported during the 19th Cen ...click for details


Chinese Hand Painted Ink & Color on Silk

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1980   item# 1131284 (stock# 337AOG)

Chinese Hand Painted Ink & Color on Silk
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561-575-6868


$99 

This 20th Century painting is done using the painting techniques of 10th Century Huang Quan, that is, color over color washes for the flowers.[16H] Hua Niao is the classification of 'Flowers and Birds' that comes from Hui Zong's Ten Categories of Paintings (1101-1125).[1A, 73B] It is a hand painted perching grosbeak on a branch of flowering magnolia. The magnolia flower is the Chinese symbol for beautiful women and is written 'yu lan'.[123N] Magnolia flower petals were seen ...click for details


Hua Niao, Hand Painted Chinese Ink & Color on Silk

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1980   item# 1130455 (stock# 336AOG)

Hua Niao, Hand Painted Chinese Ink & Color on Silk
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561-575-6868


$119 

This classical Hua Niao painting is a 20th Century rendition of a green kingfisher on a blooming hibiscus branch overlooking a lily pond, perhaps looking for his next meal. [143M] It is signed ink and color on silk art work using the techniques of Huang Quan, 10th Century Chinese painter, known for his color on color washes (see hibiscus flower photo). Also mi fu and mi youren boneless technique, where no ink outline of color is used for the orange berries, kingfisher's feet and some grassla ...click for details

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