1st item: Ink and watercolor on silk painting of two monkeys in a tree. Signature and seal lower left. Matted and housed under glass in a stained wood frame. Sight – 15" H x 7" W. Framed – 20" H x 15" W. 20th century. 2nd item: Gouache and metallic paint on cardstock painting of a young boy watching a carp leap out of a body of water. Signature and seal upper right. Double matted and framed under glass in a silvered wood frame. Sight – 9" H x 12 3/4" W. Framed – 13 1/2" H x 17 1/2" W. 20th century. 3rd & 4th items: Pair of framed hand tinted albumen prints depicting Geishas in various poses with Asian themed cream mattes and a carved wood frame. Prints are framed in one double sided frame. Sight – 7 3/8" H x 9 1/4" W. Framed – 13 3/4" H x 16 5/8" W. Late 19th century. 5th item: Chinese reverse painting on glass depicting two female beauties drinking tea and engaged in a game of Go on a terrace by a body of water. Housed in an ebonized Chinese wood frame with pierced brass hanger. Sight – 25 3/8" H x 17 1/2" W. Framed – 27 3/4" H x 19 3/4" W. Late 19th – early 20th century. Provenance: private Nashville, TN collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Edges glued to backing. Run to silk extending about 5" from center top. Some scattered discoloration and staining, especially to lower third. 2nd item: Painting excellent condition; some minor wear to frame. 3rd and 4th items: Overall good condition, minor toning to prints, one with staining to upper right corner of matte. 5th item: Some minor abrasions to frame. Painting overall very good condition.
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