London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
A Korean ancestor portrait, 19th century
painted in ink, colours and gilt on paper, with an official seated on a chair wearing a tabbed black hat and a red robe bearing his rank badge decorated with a phoenix amongst clouds and foaming waves, all below a line of calligraphy -- 15¾in. x 10¼in. (40cm. x 26cm.), framed and glazed.
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