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Pair of Cantonese Export Paintings

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1206514
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Beautiful pair of Cantonese export paintings. Painted with mineral pigments on silk. Popular during the 19th century. Portrayed are typical scenes of daily life of a court maiden and court archer. She is coyly holding her scarf and sharing an amusing thought. He is a court archer with a special rank which is shown by his clothing. Paintings are displayed in wooden frames. Provinence of Aitken Dott & Son from Edinburgh, Scottland. Age: 19th century. Size: 10.5" H x 7.5" L