Asia of Old

Chinese Watercolour Painting

Chinese Watercolour Painting

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1930: Item # 1380622

Please refer to our stock # 325 when inquiring.
Asia of Old
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Chinese watercolour painting depicting the god of longevity or Shou Lao. The picture is called "Image of the Star of Longevity" (after the three star gods: prosperity, happiness, longevity). The inscription describes a story about a Daoist that dates to the reign of the Northern Song emperor Ningzong. The artist is surnamed Yao.

Size: Approximately 69 1/2 cm high by 34 cm wide

Providence: Stockton House, England. Stockton House is a historic home in Wiltshire England with it's history going back to 1580.

Condition: Very good, no rips or tears