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Lot 1020

A SILK EMBROIDERY WITH MYTHOLOGICAL BIRD ON FLOWERING PEONIES

Estimated Value:

1.500 € - 2.500 €

Schätzpreis:

Description:

China, Qing dynasty, 19th c.
127 x 95 / 131,5 x 99 cm R.
Silk satin (yellow), embroidery: Silk (colored), untwisted threads, satin stitch. Framed and glazed. The fenghuang bird with elegant plumage stands on a large flowering peony and is surrounded by fluttering butterflies. Marginal borders embroidered with flowering vines.
From a European private collection, acquired before 1990 - Signs of use and age, partly wear, partly damaged and repaired