15 June 1999
A FINE OVAL EXPORT EMBROIDERED PANEL
The cream-coloured silk panel finely embroidered in predominantly green, blue and beige-golden tones with insects and a variety of paired birds including peacocks, ducks, sparrows, raven and kingfisher in flight or perched on the large gnarled branch with clusters of blue fruits, entwined with blossoming peony and magnolia issuing from rockwork
21 x 15 in. (53 x 41 cm.), framed
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