• The Collection of a Lady - Mag auction at Christies

    Sale 7827

    The Collection of a Lady - Magnificent French Furniture, Savonnerie, Sèvres Porcelain, Silver and Chinese Works of Art

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 609

    A SET OF FOUR CHINESE 'ANCESTOR' PAINTINGS

    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF FOUR CHINESE 'ANCESTOR' PAINTINGS
    LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising two paintings of male officials, each seated in a dignified posture wearing elaborate robes and hats; and two paintings of court ladies, finely depicted wearing long flowing robes and headdresses, further adorned with intricate jewellery
    17 x 10¼ in. (43 x 26 cm.), framed and glazed (4)


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    Provenance

    Probably acquired from Mallett, London.