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
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