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Magnificent Antique Chinese Ancestral Painting

Magnificent Antique Chinese Ancestral Painting

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1262061

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The finely painted ancestral painting is on paper and of a civil official and his wife, dressed in formal robes, seated on elaborate chairs that are draped with animal skin with whiskers. The gentleman is wearing a dark blue robe with a rank badge of a white bird designating his rank and facing the sun which an emblem for the emperor and he has long nails to show that he does not do any physical work. His wife is wearing red robe with rank badge denoting her husband rank and on her head is an elaborate headpiece of kingfisher feathers. This was purchased in Mid-20th century. In a beautiful gilt frame with a silk mat. Age: Early/Mid 19th Century. Size: 51-3/4" x 38 1/2" (131.44 x 97.79 cm)