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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 263

    TWELVE PITH PAPER PAINTINGS OF BIRDS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWELVE PITH PAPER PAINTINGS OF BIRDS
    19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a set of eight brightly and delicately painted with pheasants, water fowl and other exotic birds on grassy banks, and a set of four, depicting pairs of parrots, parakeets and other exotic birds perched on flowering branches
    6 5/8 x 10½ in. (16.8 x 26.5 cm.), framed and glazed (12)


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    Provenance

    Marquis Louis de Turenne, then by descent.
    Count de Toulouse-Lautrec.
    These paintings were in the library of the Castle of Aynac, Périgord.


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