19thC Chinese Painting on Pith Paper Qing Ceremonial Scene

$935.00

A Quality 19thC Chinese Painting on Pith Paper Qing Ceremonial Scene in fine original condition.  c.1870.

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Description

This fine 19thC Chinese Painting on Pith Paper Qing Ceremonial Scene is an especially good example of the genre.

Made throughout Canton / Shanghai & other areas of 19th century China to varying degrees of quality.

Some being made for an internal / domestic market while the majority were painted for the export trade with Europe & other parts of the west.

Held in most museums throughout the collecting world ,  Chinese gouache paintings on pith paper {not rice paper as is erroneously claimed} ,  are widely admired with the better examples being particularly impressive when viewed in person.

At approx; 12″  x  7.5″ this 19thC Chinese Painting on Pith Paper Qing Ceremonial Scene is around the larger size that is usually seen.
Although they do come in larger sizes.

Occasionally full albums can be located in Europe or the U.S. {8 , 10 & 12} and will often have prices that are in the vicinity of au$12,000 to$14,000 with enviable damage to some at least.
Trade scenes , court officials ,  Ships for trade and even high ranking officials ships , birds  and other scenes can be found in this difficult form of painting  ……….. 19thC Chinese Gouache on pith paper paintings.

They are very susceptible to long periods of direct sunlight ,  excessive moisture / poor storage.  Making the condition of this highly detailed 19thC Chinese Painting on Pith Paper Qing Ceremonial Scene.

It can easily be re-framed if desired  or even carefully paint the frame to suit your own tastes.

Please note the ‘marks’ you may see are reflections from the glass only.

Better images added in due course ,  yet in the meantime please email with any question that you may have and we will respond ASAP.