London, South Kensington
15 May 2008
A hanging scroll in the style of the Emperor Xuande, 18th century
painted in ink and colour on silk with entwined blossoming peach branches -- 37¼in. x 11¾in. (94.6cm. x 29.9cm.), inscribed 'a spring day in the second year of the Xuande period (1427), Imperial brush of the Wuying Palace, conferred on the Eunuch Guo Bi' and sealed 'Treasure of the Wuying Palace'.
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