09-16-201609-16-2016
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2927BBoston
September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender
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Two Export Pith Paintings of Birds

 
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Two Export Pith Paintings of Birds, China, early 19th century, one depicting a pair of birds perched on a fruit tree; and one with a bird feeding its chicks with an insect, perched on a plum tree, matted, framed, and glazed, sight size 5 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.

Provenance: Family collection for five generations, gifted to the present owner's grandmother in 1934.
Estimate $200-300

not examined out of frame, multiple tears, loss of torn parts, buckling, spot stains visible under glass.


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Keywords

China