Rare Pair of 19th Century Bird and Flower Fan Paintings
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Paintings: Pre 1900: item # 1085869
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Korean Art and Antiques
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|Very Rare Pair of 19th Century Bird and Flower Fan Paintings (Hwajodo). The top painting has bamboo, swallows, and pheasants. The bottom painting has bamboo, plum blossoms, and bush warblers. These are antique fan paintings that have been beautifully mounted and framed. The plum blossoms symbolize courage and the bamboo symbolize resilience. The birds are all paired to symbolize love. So the complete meaning is that love survives through courage and resilience. An old, beautiful and inspiring pair of paintings. Ink and colors on paper. Each Frame: 34 x 19.5 inches, 86.5 x 49.5 cm; Each Painting: 26.5 x 12 inches, 67.5 x 30.5 cm.|