SOLD! for $2,048.00.
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Three (3) Chinese items, including red silk embroidered panels and a reverse glass figural landscape painting. 1st & 2nd items: Two (2) embroidered red silk rectangular panels, each depicting several figures, likely courtiers, in a landscape setting with temple structures, engaged in various activities surrounded by bats and butterflies, all sewn onto a gold silk backing. Unmarked. Sewn band to top of each panel, likely for hanging, visible en verso. 89" H x 33 1/2" W. 3rd item: Reverse glass figural landscape painting depicting a tiger with a female figure in its mouth being chased by a male figure with an axe in his hand while four more figures look on in the foreground with mountains rising in the background. Chinese characters lower right corner. Handwritten inscription LEWIN and affixed Edward Butler gallery paper label, en verso. Housed in an ebonized wood frame. Sight: 19 3/8" H x 13 1/8" W. Frame: 22 3/8" H x 16 1/8" W. All items late 19th/early 20th century.
PROVENANCE: Private Chattanooga, TN collection.
CONDITION: 1st & 2nd items: Varying degrees of staining, fading, fraying, largest 8 1/2". 3rd item: Scattered exfoliation of reverse painting on figures and landscape. Frame with scattered surface scratches.