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    Sale 7713

    Furniture & Clocks

    23 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 193

    A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT WATERCOLOURS

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT WATERCOLOURS
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    One depicting a seated official within an interior being entertained by a female musician, a standing female attendant listening from the adjoining terrace garden; the other with a court official and his spouse drinking tea in an adorned interior, a female attendant carrying a cinnabar lacquer box visible through an open window, each in a later giltwood frame
    Each: 14 3/8 x 19 3/8 in. (36.5 x 49 cm.) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 190-193)