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Chinese Ancestor Portrait
Located in Westwood, NJ
A Chinese 'Ancestor Portrait' oil on canvas laid down on board, depicting a seated dignitary. The Chinese characters identify the artist at Giuseppe Castiglione (1688-1766), a Jesuit...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

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Canvas

  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
H 33 in. W 25 in. D 1 in.
Chinese Ancestor Portrait
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Beautiful original Chinese Ancestor Portrait with a Chinese married couple great faded colors.
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Canvas

  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
H 77.17 in. W 53.55 in. D 1.19 in.
Antique Chinese Ancestor Portrait
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Antique Chinese ancestor portrait on canvas, Qing dynasty, showing the patriarch and the matriarch Portrait with nice, faded, warm colors, nice details in clothes and decoration, 1...
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Canvas

  • Antique Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Antique Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Antique Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Antique Chinese Ancestor Portrait
H 74.41 in. W 59.06 in. D 0.79 in.
Chinese Ancestor Portrait of a Mandarin Dignitary
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Chinese ancestor portrait of a Mandarin Dignitary. Antique tempera on paper painting of a Mandarin Dignitary wearing a red court dress and seated on a throne chair. Based on the ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings

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Paint, Paper

Framed Chinese Ancestor Portrait, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
This intricately detailed composition is a late-Qing dynasty ancestor portrait depicting several generations of a family's male ancestry. Originally accompanied by a matching portrai...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Silk

  • Framed Chinese Ancestor Portrait, circa 1900
  • Framed Chinese Ancestor Portrait, circa 1900
  • Framed Chinese Ancestor Portrait, circa 1900
  • Framed Chinese Ancestor Portrait, circa 1900
H 82.5 in. W 36.25 in. D 1 in.
Framed Chinese Pen and Ink Family Ancestor Portrait
Located in New York, NY
Vintage (20th Century) Chinese pen and ink family ancestor portrait capturing nine honorees seated in front of scrolls bearing text framed by curtains, and wearing elaborate robes, w...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Glass, Walnut, Wood, Paper

Framed Chinese Ancestor Portrait Print with Red Robes
Located in New York, NY
Vintage (20th Century) Chinese ancestor portrait capturing the honoree seated and wearing an elaborate hat and red dress, on a beige background, and a floor patterned with several cr...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Glass, Wood, Walnut, Paper

Pair of Chinese Painted Ancestor Portraits
Located in Stamford, CT
Circa mid-20th century painted Chinese ancestor portraits on antiqued mirror in a mirrored frame. Please note of wear consistent with age including minor loss to frames.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Decorative Art

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Mirror

  • Pair of Chinese Painted Ancestor Portraits
  • Pair of Chinese Painted Ancestor Portraits
  • Pair of Chinese Painted Ancestor Portraits
  • Pair of Chinese Painted Ancestor Portraits
H 32.00 in. W 22.50 in. D 1.25 in.
Pair of 19th Century Chinese Watercolor Ancestor Portraits
Located in New York, NY
Pair of nineteenth century Chinese watercolor ancestor portraits painted on scroll paper and mounted in simple black lacquered frames. Juxtaposed, the portraits depict an aged but ri...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

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Wood, Paper, Lacquer

Framed Chinese Ancestor Portrait Depicting a Man in Golden Robes
Located in New York, NY
Chinese ancestor portrait depicting a man in flowing golden robes decorated with medalions featuring dragons, seated above a floor featuring additional dragon designs in a heavy rect...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Wood, Paper, Glass

Framed Chinese Pen and Ink Ancestor Portrait in Navy
Located in New York, NY
Vintage (20th Century) Chinese pen and ink ancestor portrait capturing the honoree seated and wearing an elaborate hat and navy dress, on a beige background with a sage green floral ...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Glass, Wood, Walnut, Paper

Framed Chinese Ancestor Portrait Print with Royal Blue Robes
Located in New York, NY
Vintage (20th Century) Chinese ancestor portrait capturing the honoree seated and wearing a royal blue dress, on a beige background, and a floor patterned with several cranes, set in...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Fiberglass, Wood, Paper

Framed Chinese Pen and Ink Ancestor in Navy Robes Portrait
Located in New York, NY
Vintage (20th Century) Chinese pen and ink ancestor portrait capturing the honoree seated in a red chair on a patterned floor and wearing an elaborate hat and blue dress, on a beige ...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Wood, Paper, Glass, Walnut

Framed Chinese Pen and Ink Ancestor Portrait in Red Dress
Located in New York, NY
Vintage (20th century) Chinese pen and ink ancestor portrait capturing the honoree seated and wearing an elaborate hat and red dress, on a beige background with a sage green floral p...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Wood, Paper, Fiberglass

Framed Vintage Chinese Pen and Ink Ancestor Portrait in Red
Located in New York, NY
Vintage (20th Century) Chinese pen and ink ancestor portrait capturing the honoree seated and wearing an elaborate hat and red dress, on a beige background with a sage green floral p...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Wood, Paper

Framed Chinese Pen and Ink Ancestor Portrait in Navy Dress
Located in New York, NY
Vintage (20th Century) Chinese pen and ink ancestor portrait capturing the honoree seated in a green chair and wearing an elaborate hat and blue dress, on a beige background with a s...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Glass, Wood, Walnut, Paper

Pair of 19th Century Chinese Ancestor Portraits, Large Size, Framed
Located in Doylestown, PA
A nice pair of Chinese ancestor family group portraits, 19th century, on paper, framed in teak frames under glass. Twelve characters total in period attire with hats and crowns signi...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings

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Paper

Chinese Ancestor Portrait
Located in Sheffield, MA
Chinese single ancestor portrait of Mandarin gentleman wearing winter costume with colorful silk kimono covering the back of the chair. Ink on paper. Silver leaf frame with red inner...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings

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Ink, Paper

  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
H 51 in. W 33 in. D 2 in.
Chinese Ancestor Portrait of a Daoist Priest
Located in Wilton, CT
Rare Example of a Portrait of a Daoist Priest Shown Sitting in the Lotus Position on a Root Chair, Wearing an Ermine-Collared, Red Robe, Holding a Lingzhi Fungus.<br /> Possibly a C...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Ink

Pair of Chinese Antique Large Ancestor Portraits
Located in Warwick, NY
The largest pair we have seen. We conclude from the great size that these were the property of an important 19th century Chinese family.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Authentic 19th Century Chinese Antique Ancestor's Portrait
Located in SOMIS, CA
This is an authentic, NOT EXPORT, original, 19th century Chinese family portrait that is hand painted on canvas, colored using natural ingredients, such as lapis and saffron. Genuine...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Canvas

19th Century Chinese Ancestor Portrait, Oil On Canvas
Located in Sint Annaland, NL
A Chinese ancestor portrait, 19th century, with a new frame.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Canvas

Pair of Very High Quality Antique Chinese Ancestor Portraits on Ricepaper
Located in Drottningholm, SE
Pair of very high quality antique Chinese ancestor portraits on ricepaper. These paintings are made with incredible skill and they are painted in such accuracy and the details are j...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Paintings

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Paper

Exceptional ancestor portrait of a noble lady
Located in Westport, CT
Portrait of a lady from an important household in Southern China. Can be hung as is in scroll form or framed. Some discoloration and lost of pigments, - consistent with southern pa...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

  • Exceptional ancestor portrait of a noble lady
  • Exceptional ancestor portrait of a noble lady
  • Exceptional ancestor portrait of a noble lady
  • Exceptional ancestor portrait of a noble lady
H 84 in. W 37.5 in. D 31.5 in.
Rare 19th Century Ancestor Portrait of Mother and Daughter
Located in Westport, CT
Extra Large Portrait of mother and daughter with beautiful details. Southern China.<br /> Mandarin Collection has one of the finest collections of authentic 19th Century ancestor po...
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Chinese Paintings

Chinese Ancestor Portrait
Located in Chicago, IL
A popular practice with this type of 19th century Chinese ancestor memorial painting, the individual is portrayed as a low 8th rank official identified by the rank badge on his chest...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

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Ink

  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
H 50.5 in. W 25 in.
Chinese Ancestor Portrait
Located in Stamford, CT
Chinese ancestor portrait in wood frame, circa late 19th-early 20th century. The medium of the portrait is watercolor and gouache on paper. Please note of wear consistent with age in...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Drawings

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Wood, Paper

  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
H 59.00 in. W 30.00 in. D 1.50 in.
Chinese Ancestor Portrait
Located in Chicago, IL
Ancestral portraits are commemorative paintings commissioned by families; they are a visual representation of family lineage (modernly referred to as a ‘family tree’ in western cultu...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

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Glass, Wood, Paint, Paper

  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
H 82 in. W 44.5 in. D 2.25 in.
Chinese Watercolor Ancestor Portrait
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Colorful Chinese watercolor on silk painting of a patriarch depicted seated in a robe in front of a large screen. Wonderful use of blue color is featured on the intricate floral carp...
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20th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Silk, Glass, Wood, Paper

  • Chinese Watercolor Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Watercolor Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Watercolor Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Watercolor Ancestor Portrait
H 39.5 in. W 25.5 in. D 1 in.
Pair Colorful Chinese Ancestor Portraits
Located in Chicago, IL
Lovely pair in traditional colors of red, blue, green and gold. Elegantly matted, and in gilt frames.
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Paintings

  • Pair Colorful Chinese Ancestor Portraits
  • Pair Colorful Chinese Ancestor Portraits
  • Pair Colorful Chinese Ancestor Portraits
  • Pair Colorful Chinese Ancestor Portraits
H 23 in. W 19 in. D 1.75 in.
Pair of Chinese Ancestor Portraits
Located in Chicago, IL
Ancestral portraits are commemorative paintings commissioned by families; they are a visual representation of family lineage (modernly referred to as a ‘family tree’ in western cultu...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Paper, Wood

  • Pair of Chinese Ancestor Portraits
  • Pair of Chinese Ancestor Portraits
  • Pair of Chinese Ancestor Portraits
  • Pair of Chinese Ancestor Portraits
H 56.5 in. W 36 in. D 2.25 in.
Ancestor Portrait
Located in Chicago, IL
A finely painted 18th century Chinese ancestor portrait of a wife of a court official wearing an embroidered dragon robe sitting on a tiger skin covered round back chair, in a gold l...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Paintings

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Ink

  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
H 76.25 in. W 41.25 in.
Monumental Chinese Ancestors Portrait, 18th Century
Located in Austin, TX
Unique depiction of 12 generations, hand painted on loomed linen. Shanxi Province, China, c. late 18th Century. Custom steel hanging bar is 91.88" long. A traditional piece, but q...
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Antique Late 18th Century Chinese Ming Paintings and Screens

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Linen

Pair of Chinese Antique Ancestor Portrait Scroll Paintings
Located in London, GB
Pair of Chinese Antique Ancestor Portrait Scroll Paintings on Linen Cloth. Richly coloured with the male ancestors on one painting and the females on the other. The ancestors are arr...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Linen

A Pair of Chinese Ancestor Portraits in Rosewood Frames
Located in Austin, TX
A pair of hand painted ancestor portraits in carved rosewood frames, with embroidery accents.<br /> <br /> The portraits are early 20th century portrayals of members of the Qing Dy...
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Paintings

Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portraits
Located in London, GB
Two Chinese ancestor portraits, Qing dynasty, each generation depicted seated in ceremonial robes. Dimensions: 177.5 cm (70") high, 98.5 cm (38¾") wide, 3 cm (1¼") deep, the other...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Decorative Art

  • Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portraits
  • Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portraits
  • Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portraits
  • Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portraits
H 69.89 in. W 38.78 in. D 1.19 in.
Pair of Chinese Ancestor Portraits in Carved Rosewood Frames
Located in Austin, TX
A pair of hand painted ancestor portraits in carved rosewood frames, with reverse glass painted accents. Painted during China's Republic Period (1912-1949), the portraits are port...
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Vintage 1940s Chinese Chinoiserie Paintings

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Glass, Gouache, Rosewood

Pair Chinese Ancestor Portraits In Gilt Bamboo-Form Frames
Located in Chicago, IL
Tall and not too wide, these striking ancestor portraits are a versatile size. Although we are not able to determine the age, we believe they are early 20th century or prior. They a...
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20th Century Chinese Paintings

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Wood, Glass, Paper

Pair Mirrored Mat & Gilt Framed Chinese Ancestor Portraits
Located in Chicago, IL
Pair of colorful Chinese ancestor portraits on silk and framed in aged mirrored matting and gilt bamboo frames.
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20th Century Paintings and Screens

Pair of Chinese Ancestor Portraits in Gilt Bamboo Form Frames
Located in Chicago, IL
Tall and not too wide, these striking ancestor portraits are a versatile size. Although we are not able to determine the age, we believe they are early 20th century or prior. They ar...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Gold Leaf

Pair of 18th Century Ancestor Portraits
Located in Buchanan, MI
Very chic pair of 18th century ancestor portraits in mirrored frames.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese Paintings and Screens

Chinese Ancestor Portrait
Located in Chicago, IL
A painted ancestor portrait from China seated in formal robes. Pagoda Red Collection # CMKH003
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Ink

  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
H 43.5 in. W 27.25 in. D 1 in.
Chinese Ancestor Portrait
Located in Great Barrington, MA
The black framed painting on silk (under glass) is of a distinguished Chinese gentleman who wears a yellow ceremonial robe embellished with blue and pink dragon-like figures on the s...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Paintings

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Paper, Fabric, Wood, Paint

  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait
H 43.38 in. W 23.25 in. D 1 in.
China Trade Ancestor Portraits
Located in Miami, FL
A pair of Chinese export ancestral paintings available, dating from the first half of the 20th century. Each portrait is painted on Japan paper and mounted with silk border in a gilt...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

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Silk, Paper, Wood

  • China Trade Ancestor Portraits
  • China Trade Ancestor Portraits
  • China Trade Ancestor Portraits
  • China Trade Ancestor Portraits
H 56.75 in. W 31.75 in. D 2 in.
Chinese Ancestor Portrait Painting
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Chinese ancestral portrait, the individual is the matriarch of a high ranking official as identified by the rank badge on the chest.      
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

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Fabric

  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait Painting
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait Painting
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait Painting
  • Chinese Ancestor Portrait Painting
H 74 in. W 33 in. D 0.1 in.
Antique Chinese Ancestor's Portrait
Located in Somis, CA
This is an authentic, original, Chinese family ancestor's portrait that is hand-painted on canvas, colored using natural ingredients, such as lapis and saffron. Genuine lapis lazuli ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Canvas

  • Antique Chinese Ancestor's Portrait
  • Antique Chinese Ancestor's Portrait
  • Antique Chinese Ancestor's Portrait
  • Antique Chinese Ancestor's Portrait
H 43 in. W 30 in. D 0.5 in.
Antique Chinese Framed Ancestor Portrait
Located in Yonkers, NY
This Chinese 18th century large ancestors portrait was hand painted and framed. This tall painting showcases a colorful ancestor portrait, depicting a bearded man wearing a red coat....
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Pair of Colorful Chinese Ancestor Portraits
Located in Chicago, IL
Lovely pair in traditional colors of red, blue, green and gold. Elegantly matted, and in gilt frames.
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Paintings

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Parchment Paper, Glass, Wood

Chinese Ancestor Portrait of a Mandarin Dignitary
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Chinese ancestor portrait of a Mandarin Dignitary. Antique tempera on paper painting of a Mandarin Dignitary wearing a blue court dress and seated on a throne chair. Based on the...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings

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Paint, Paper

Chinese Ancestor Matriarch Scroll Portrait Painting
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Large 19th century Qing dynasty ancestral matriarch scroll portrait painting. Features a matriarch in semi-formal ceremonial court attire decorated in vibrant colors. Depicted sittin...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings

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Brass

Diminutive Set of Nine Framed Chinese Ancestoral Portraits
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Fantastic set of nine diminutive gilt framed Chinese ancestor portraits. Each picture depicting Chinese rulers or officials wearing beautifully embroidered robes with vibrant colors ...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Paintings and Screens

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Silk, Glass, Giltwood, Paper

Pair of 19th Century Chinese Ancestor Scroll Portraits
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Patriarch and matriarch large pair of 19th century Chinese ancestral scroll portraits. Depicting an elderly couple in colorful robes. The images measuring 63 inches high by 34.5 inch...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Paper, Wood

Pair of 19th Century Chinese Framed Ancestor Portraits
Located in Chicago, IL
Believing that the departed continue to hold influence over the lives of the living, many Chinese households honor their ancestors in private family rituals, invoking their spirits f...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Glass, Wood, Paint, Paper

Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Ancestor Portrait Scroll Paintings
Located in Greenwich, CT
Pair of Chinese Qing dynasty imperial office and wife ancestor portrait paintings. Very nice detail and fine paintings. Overall size: Each painting included outer brocade is 36.5" w...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Paintings and Screens

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Paper

1920s Chinese Ancestor Portrait in Bamboo Frame with Mirror
Located in Ferndale, MI
Ancestor portrait in original bamboo with mirror frame. Originally purchased from the D.J. Healy gallery in Healy department store Detroit.
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Art Deco Decorative Art

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Bamboo, Mirror

Chinese Portrait of an ancestor
Located in New York, NY
Chinese Portrait of an ancestor. 19th century.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

Chinese Ancestoral Portrait
Located in NYC, NY
A fine and large Ancestoral portrait of a lady in ceremonial garb.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Paper

  • Chinese Ancestoral Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestoral Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestoral Portrait
  • Chinese Ancestoral Portrait
H 64.25 in. W 27 in. D 1.25 in.
Ancestor Portrait
Located in Southampton, NY
Ancestor Portrait, China 19th Century
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Decorative Art

  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
H 46 in. W 37.5 in.
Ancestor Portrait
Located in Southampton, NY
Ancestor Portrait, China Circa 1880 , Beautiful
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Paintings

  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
H 48.5 in. Dm 36.25 in.
Ancestor Portrait
Located in Southampton, NY
Beautiful Vivid Ancestor Portrait. China Circa 19th Century. Adds character to any room.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Decorative Art

  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
  • Ancestor Portrait
H 60 in. W 38.25 in.
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Ancestor Portraits Chinese For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of ancestor portraits Chinese available for sale. Each of these unique ancestor portraits Chinese was constructed with extraordinary care, often using paper, wood and fabric. Ancestor portraits Chinese have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century. Ancestor portraits Chinese made by Art Deco designers — are very popular at 1stDibs.

How Much are Ancestor Portraits Chinese?

Ancestor portraits Chinese can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $3,999, while the lowest priced sells for $750 and the highest can go for as much as $11,000.

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