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Lot 1022

A SILK EMBROIDERY WITH A COUPLE MAKING MUSIC

Estimated Value:

1.500 € - 2.500 €

Schätzpreis:

Description:

China, Qing dynasty, 19th c.
141 x 156 / 146 x 161 cm R.
Silk satin (yellow), embroidery: Silk (colored), untwisted threads, satin stitch. Framed behind glass. The couple is shown each at a desk with antiques with a two-string violin (erhu) and a lute (pipa), respectively. A surrounding frame is embroidered with flowering plants, and bamboo branches hover above the depiction.
From a European private collection, acquired before 1990 - Signs of use and age, partly wear, slightly faded