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    Sale 5349

    Christie's Interiors

    18 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 679

    A Chinese mirror painting

    18TH CENTURY

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    A Chinese mirror painting
    18th Century
    Delicately reverse-painted with a young couple seated on rockwork beside a river with two phoenix in flight above, the scene flanked on either side by two slender tall trees and all framed by upright entwined flowering and fruiting branches
    14 x 11¾ in. (35.5 x 30 cm.), framed and glazed


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