Two (2) Framed Chinese Photographs, one (1) Hardstone Plaque and two (2) Award Plaques. 1st & 2nd items: Two (2) vintage photographs depicting a walled city and interior city scene temple path, possibly the Forbidden City, both housed in pierced carved foliate and fretwork hardwood frames. 9" H x 11 3/4" W and 12 1/4" H x 17" W. 3rd item: Hardwood wall plaque with inset hardstone decoration depicting figures having tea, and one figure playing music in an outdoor setting with structure visible to the right. Housed in a molded hardwood frame with one Chinese brass hanger to top, and one to bottom with attached tassel. 18 7/8" H x 9" W. 4th & 5th items: Pair of shaped hardwood frames with stands having attached shaped brass plaques, with citations honoring and thanking an American Missionary worker who aided and treated a city mayor who had sustained a head wound. One with engraved flowering branch, bird, and peach decoration and the other with engraved foliate decoration. 10 1/2" H x 12 1/2" W and 8" H x 9 1/2" W. All items 1st half 20th century. Provenance: Descended through a Virginia family whose mother acquired them during the 1940's-50's while living and serving as a missionary and nurse in China. CONDITION: 1st & 2nd items: Some toning to photos, minor abrasions to frames. 3rd item: Overall good condition, minor abrasions to wood back and frame. 4th & 5th items: Oxidation and some bending to brass on plaques.
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