Two Handsome Chinese Watercolors
Sold for $2,125
18th/19th century, each of scenes of domestic life, the larger with children flying bird-shaped kites as adults look on, and the other with a couple smoking a pipe and spinning outside, under a pine tree, presented in contemporary giltwood bamboo-turned frames.
sight h. 16-1/2", w. 24-1/4", overall h. 23", w. 31"; sight h. 14-1/2", w. 22", overall h. 21-3/4", w. 29-1/2"
Provenance: Estate of Edward "Ted" L'Engle Baker and Ann McDonald Baker, Jacksonville, Florida.
**1 of 2: Not removed from frame for a condition report, but likely paper support affixed to board. Good colors. Areas of dark discoloration by lower edge and lower left and right corners. Areas of dark discoloration upper left corner and top edge. Toning of the paper support. Small brown dots/stains scattered throughout.
2 of 2: Removed from frame for cataloging and paper support affixed to board. Good colors. Areas of discoloration in lower left and right, corners along lower edge on the left; and by left and right edges. Toning of paper support. Small brown stains scattered throughout.
Frames with surface marks, nicks and abrasions.