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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    A LARGE PAINTING, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE PAINTING, 18TH CENTURY
    in ink and colours on silk, depicting two phoenix on rockwork amongst flowering peonies, ruyi fungus and grasses, two further birds above, in flight and perched on the branch of a leafy tree -- 84¾in. x 38in. (215.3cm. x 96.5cm.), seal mark to lower left hand corner, framed and glazed.


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    Provenance

    The Harmsworth Collection, Lime Lodge, Egham