London, South Kensington
18 May 2007
A SCROLL PAINTING, 18TH CENTURY
in ink and colours on silk, depicting an interior scene, with three young ladies gathered round a table, one embroidering a panel on a stretcher, two others looking on whilst a fourth leans through an open window from the garden beyond -- 13in. x 12¾in. (33cm. x 32.4cm.), signed, with two seals, framed and glazed.
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