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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
Qing dynasty, not apparently signed, depicting court official wearing a futouÿand young woman holding seals with tassels, gouache on paper, image 42-5/8 x 22-1/4 in.; scroll lined with fabric brocade, beige with white cloud pattern, peach with gold foliate pattern, ivory handle, overall including handle 82 x 31-1/8 in.; housed in two wood cases: interior case 3-3/8 x 31-1/8 x 3-5/8 in., exterior case 4-1/4 x 33-1/8 x 4-1/4 in.
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Provenance: Collection of U.S. Military Officer Stationed in Asia during the 1940s and 1950s; by descent in family
some creasing and warping to paper with associated crackle and flaking to paint, scattered minor losses, areas of retouch throughout; fabric possibly later, in good condition overall, scattered light stains and wear
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