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Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Mar 25, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 481

Large Framed Chinese Festival Gathering Painting

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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18th/19th century, depicting outdoor scene with New Year's festivities, with the Queen Mother of the West (Xiwangmu) at top right riding a five colored phoenix and surrounded by attendants, various immortals, deities, scholars, and other figures engaged in recreation, some supported by swirling clouds, ink and color on paper, cream silk brocade border, image 65 x 37 in., sight including silk border 68 x 40 in.; carved gilt wood frame, 72 x 44-1/4 in.

Provenance: Alexander Gallery, New York, NY


laid down on panel, lifting at edges, scattered losses throughout, areas of possible retouch (especially at trees and rock formation at lower right); frame with light wear and abrasions, some gilt loss and paint splatter