Susan Silver Antiques

413.229.8169
Susan Silver Antiques
755 North Main Street, Route 7
PO Box 621
Sheffield, Massachusetts 01257
Phone: (413) 229-8169
Fax: (413) 229-9069
susan@susansilverantiques.com
Pair Chinese Ancestor Portraits Full Size Image Rollover to Zoom
Pair Chinese Ancestor Portraits Pair Chinese Ancestor Portraits Pair Chinese Ancestor Portraits

Pair Chinese Ancestor Portraits

Pair Chinese ancestor portraits of Mandarin couple in their colorful winter costumes bearing symbolic motifs of birds, clouds, flowers and trees; all decorated with gilding, sitting on carved hardwood thrones.  The square emblem on their chests is a rank badge indicating the husband’s status..
Tempera and goId leaf on paper. Gilded frames with black silk mounts and gilded metal inner slips.

  • Chinese Circa 1850
  • Height: 50" | Width: 35.5" - each
  • Item #6430
  • Price: $6,800
Save Saved /product/pair-chinese-ancestor-portraits/ Print Question?

Please add your address to receive special announcements!