Item 1400 – For sale is a magnificent large original Chinese watercolor on Rice Paper.
The artwork is in very good condition. There are several areas where the artwork appears to have been creased, but the piece appears intact and untorn. * The frame is in very good condition, as well and does not appear to have any cracks or chips.
Historical background on the first US owners of the piece: The gentleman who purchased this original work of art worked for the US State Department. He was with the first group of Americans entering China after the Tiananmen Square incident in 1989. Many original Chinese works of art were sold during that period. The sales receipt from this painting, along with the business card from the store, are included with the purchase. The heirs are now offering up several of those pieces, including this one, for consignment.
Measurements are approximate: Outside of frame – 55.5 inches H x 35.25 inches W x 1.75
Inside of frame – 51.25 inches H x 31 inches H
Weight is approximate: 20 lbs.
*Creases: Location Size
BR 1.5 inches L
BR .75 inches L (Diagonal
LT 8.0 inches LRT 3.5 inches L
RT 1.0 inches L
C 5.5 inches L (Diagonal)